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Potato Spinach Casserole

Potato Spinach Casserole

28 Ratings
28 Ratings
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Potato Spinach Casserole in a pie dish
Makes: 6 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This casserole would be wonderful for brunch or dinner. Top with fresh tomatoes or your favorite salsa!

Ingredients

  • 1 2/3 cups frozen hash browns, country style (about 12 ounces, thawed)
  • 1/2 cup green pepper (finely chopped, divided)
  • 1/2 cup onion (finely chopped, divided)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 can evaporated milk, nonfat (12 ounces)
  • 6 egg whites from large eggs (3/4 cup)
  • 1/2 cup cheese, reduced-fat sharp cheddar, shredded
  • 1/2 cup cheese, reduced fat Monterey Jack, shredded
  • 1 cup spinach (washed and chopped, fresh)
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes (chopped, fresh)

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 °F.
  3. Wash your hands and work area.
  4. In large bowl, combine hash browns, green pepper, 1/4 cup onion, salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  5. Spray a 8x8 inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Press potato mixture into bottom.
  6. Bake until lightly browned around edges, 20 to 25 minutes.
  7. In large bowl, stir together evaporated milk, egg whites, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, cheeses, spinach, remaining 1/4 cup onion, and tomatoes.
  8. Reduce oven temperature to 350 °F.
  9. Pour mixture over potato crust. Bake uncovered until center is set, 40 to 45 minutes.
  10. Cover and let stand for 10 minutes. Cut into 6 pieces. Serve hot. Cover and refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

Source:

Fix it Fresh! Recipe Series
Kansas State University Research and Extension

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 2 1/2" x 4" piece, 1/6 of recipe (216g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 263
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 13 mg
Sodium 679 mg
Carbohydrates 24 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 9 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 15 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 361 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 533 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 263
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 13 mg
Carbohydrates 24 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 9 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 15 g
Minerals
Calcium 361 mg
Potassium 533 mg
Sodium 679 mg
Copper 121 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 43 mg
Phosphorus 283 mg
Selenium 11 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 140 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0.4 mg
Vitamin C 16 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 31 mcg
Folate 34 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.5 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 30 mg

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MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1/2 cups
Protein Foods 1/2 ounces
Dairy 1 cups

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