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Spinach Cheese Casserole

Updated on July 19, 2012

Getting my children to eat their vegetables has always been somewhat of a struggle. My kids are much better about eating vegetables now that they are getting older. When they were younger I tried different ways to get them to eat different types of veggies, which was always hit and miss.

Finally I decided that I would try my favorite vegetable which has always been Spinach, yeah I know I am weird, because not too many people are fans of this veggie. For me it was easy to win the kids over and get them to enjoy Spinach with a cheesy casserole. After all doesn’t cheese make EVERYTHING taste better?

If you are a fan of Spinach give it a try!


INGREDIENTS:


2 – 10 Ounce Packages of Frozen Spinach Chopped, Thawed and Drained

1 Cup Cottage Cheese

¼ Cup Butter or Margarine Cut into Pieces

1½ Cups Cheddar Cheese Cubed

3 Eggs Beaten

¼ Cup Flour

1 Teaspoon Salt


DIRECTIONS:


Mix ingredients together and pour into either a greased Crock Pot or a Casserole Dish.

Tip: I like to mix the eggs, flour, cottage cheese and butter together first and then add the other ingredients.

For Crock Pot cook on low for several hours (4 – 5) then turn to high for an hour before serving.

For Oven bake at 350 for 1 hour until mixture is hot and bubbly.

For Microwave cook on High for 6 minutes stir, cook an additional 6 minutes and stir. Some microwaves might take an additional 6 minutes so adjust times for your microwave.


Popeye

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    • Triplet Mom profile imageAUTHOR

      Triplet Mom 

      8 years ago from West Coast

      adsfiouqhre - Not all vegies are green!! Try some different colored ones!

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      adsfiouqhre 

      8 years ago

      i hate veggies lol they look like shit color

      .... although they are high in fiber tat helps u digest the other food in ur stomach and flush the bad things away but they still look green as shit

    • Triplet Mom profile imageAUTHOR

      Triplet Mom 

      8 years ago from West Coast

      Right on pmccray! I adore Popeye and I love spinach too!!

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      pmccray 

      8 years ago from Utah

      I simply adore spinach and its because of Popeye? He is and was my all time favorite cartoon character. What a great recipe. Bookmarked, rated up and shared.

      I yam' what I yam' and that's all that I yam' . . I'm Popeye the Sailor Man!!!

    • Triplet Mom profile imageAUTHOR

      Triplet Mom 

      8 years ago from West Coast

      jdove - There are so many other things that you can do with Spinach. Give it a try, it really is good. I hope you like the dish!

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      jdove-miller 

      8 years ago

      I want to learn to like Spinach, so I'll try this recipe. Thanks

    • Triplet Mom profile imageAUTHOR

      Triplet Mom 

      8 years ago from West Coast

      Nemingha - I feel you. I love spinach but my husband cannot stand the stuff!! More for you to enjoy ;)

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      Nemingha 

      8 years ago

      Love that spinach - pity no-one else in my family does!

    • Triplet Mom profile imageAUTHOR

      Triplet Mom 

      8 years ago from West Coast

      EnLydia - It is very good and it is somewhat like a souffle, but I would say more like a casserole.

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      EnLydia Listener 

      8 years ago

      That actually sounds good...is the consistency like a souffle?

    • Triplet Mom profile imageAUTHOR

      Triplet Mom 

      8 years ago from West Coast

      Than you Hello Hello, Ocbill and Tori!! I hope you all enjoy the dish!

    • Tori Maltby profile image

      Tori Maltby 

      8 years ago

      I'll definitely be trying this one! Thank you!

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      ocbill 

      8 years ago from hopefully somewhere peaceful and nice

      I agree with you. You really have to season your spinach to make it tasty.

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      Hello, hello, 

      8 years ago from London, UK

      Wonderful hub and it sounds a great dish. Thank you.

    • Triplet Mom profile imageAUTHOR

      Triplet Mom 

      8 years ago from West Coast

      BK - You've got it! I have been there and done that with this dish numerous times. Thank you!!

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      BkCreative 

      8 years ago from Brooklyn, New York City

      This is one of those dishes that I would make for a bunch - but then quietly go off and eat it all before company comes - you know just tasting and sampling and then just a little more, then look around to see where the rest of it is - and it'll all be gone. It happens.

      This sounds so right - especially on this rainy, cold night here in NYC.

      Thanks a bunch - rated up of course!

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