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Creamed Spinach Casserole

This Creamed Spinach Casserole is a super easy and delicious low carb side dish that is a perfect accompaniment to any main course entree.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: keto, Main Course or Side Dish
Cuisine: vegetarian
Keyword: low carb spinach casserole, spinach casserole
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 156kcal
Author: Renee - Kudos Kitchen

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

  • Preheat oven to 350-degrees.
  • Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the minced shallots and saute for approximately 1 minute. 
  • Add the spinach to the skillet. Stir well. Cover and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add the chopped red peppers to the skillet. Stir well. Cover and cook for 3 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, cream cheese, cottage cheese, heavy cream, Parmesan, mozzarella, salt, pepper, nutmeg and garlic powder.
  • Turn off the heat. Carefully pour the egg mixture into the spinach mixture and stir well to combine. 
  • Pour the spinach and egg mixture into a prepared 3-quart casserole dish that has been liberally sprayed with cooking spray.
  • 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.
  • Remove the casserole from the oven to cool slightly before serving.

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

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 91mg | Sodium: 503mg | Potassium: 326mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 4930IU | Vitamin C: 22.3mg | Calcium: 181mg | Iron: 1.6mg