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Creamed Spinach Casserole with roasted red pepper and heavy cream. - www.kudoskitchenbyreneecom
Creamed Spinach Casserole Recipe Low-carb & Keto
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
 
This Creamed Spinach Casserole is a super easy low carb side dish that is a perfect accompaniment to any main course entree. Or it can be the main course itself if you're living a vegetarian lifestyle or keto. - www.kudoskitchenbyrenee.com
Course: keto, Main Course or Side Dish
Cuisine: vegetarian
Keyword: low carb spinach casserole, spinach casserole
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 156 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large shallot, minced
  • 1 pound fresh baby spinach leaves, washed and dried
  • ½ cup roasted red peppers, chopped
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 8 ounce block cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup cottage cheese, full fat
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • pinch grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350-degrees.

  2. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the minced shallots and saute for approximately 1 minute. 

  3. Add the spinach to the skillet. Stir well. Cover and cook for 3 minutes.

  4. Add the chopped red peppers to the skillet. Stir well. Cover and cook for 3 minutes.

  5. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, cream cheese, cottage cheese, heavy cream, Parmesan, mozzarella, salt, pepper, nutmeg and garlic powder.

  6. Turn off the heat. Carefully pour the egg mixture into the spinach mixture and stir well to combine. 

  7. Pour the spinach and egg mixture into a prepared 3-quart casserole dish that has been liberally sprayed with cooking spray.

  8. Place the casserole dish on a baking sheet and place into a preheated 350-degree oven until the center is set, and the casserole is golden brown, approximately 60 minutes.

  9. Remove the casserole from the oven to cool slightly before serving.

Recipe Notes

Tools and equipment;

large skillet, wooden spoons, measuring cups, measuring spoons, 3-quart casserole dish, cooking spray, nutmeg grater, whisk, medium bowl, cutting board, chef's knife

Nutrition Facts
Creamed Spinach Casserole Recipe Low-carb & Keto
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 156 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 91mg30%
Sodium 503mg22%
Potassium 326mg9%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 4930IU99%
Vitamin C 22.3mg27%
Calcium 181mg18%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.