Cheesy Spinach Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy Cheesy Spinach Casserole recipe? Learn how to make Cheesy Spinach Casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by seawolfgurl86

Makes 12 servings



You can use the full fat or fat free versions of both the cottage and cheddar cheese but I wanted to lighten it up a bit!

Recipe Ingredients for Cheesy Spinach Casserole

3 ounces egg whites
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 cup cooked brown rice
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese (optional)
1 small onion, chopped and sauted
1 pinch salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
8 cups fresh spinach, chopped and steamed (one large bunch)
1 cup low-fat cottage cheese
1 cup grated reduced fat cheddar cheese (sharp)
4 ounces egg whites
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 pinch cayenne pepper

Recipe Directions for Cheesy Spinach Casserole

  1. Preheat oven to 350.

  2. Mix the first 8 ingredients together.

  3. Separately mix the spinach, cottage cheese, cheddar, egg whites, salt, pepper and cayenne together.

  4. Spread the ingredients from the first mixture in the bottom of a greased casserole.

  5. Spread the spinach mixture over them and bake at 350 degrees until firm, 45-60 minutes.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 88.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
29
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.2g
5%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
9mg
3%
Sodium
228mg
10%
Potassium
214mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
14.4g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
0.6g
Protein
9.2g
Vitamin A 41% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 14% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
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