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Nutrition information
Serving size: 1/2 cup (149 grams)
Servings per recipe: 6
Calories: 143 (68 from fat)
Cholesterol: 23 milligrams
Fat: 8 grams (4 saturated fat, 0 trans fats)
Protein: 10 grams
Sodium: 373 milligrams 
Total carbohydrate: 11 grams (3 fiber, 1 sugars)

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Creamy spinach casserole

Spinach is a good source of iron. This side dish offers flavorful way to benefit from it.


2 (10-ounce) pkgs. frozen chopped spinach, cooked and squeezed dry
8 ounces light sour cream
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons bacon bits
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 cup seasoned or buttered bread crumbs


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Spread spinach in the bottom of a greased casserole dish.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine sour cream, Parmesan cheese, bacon bits, garlic powder and basil and then spread over spinach.
  4. Top with bread crumbs.
  5. Bake 25 to 30 minutes.


Source: Burgundy L. Oliver, "I Love Spinach" cookbook,; Your Health eMagazine, Dec./Jan. 1999/2000

First published: 12/01/1999
Last updated: 02/01/2012

Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department