Creamed Spinach Gratin

October 1997

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This quick and easy gratin will surely become a dinnertime staple.

"I used fresh spinach, a little extra garlic and skim milk. It tasted absolutely decadent! Delicious! I will be making this often! "
Creamed Spinach Gratin

Makes: 4 servings

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  • 1 pound frozen spinach
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup low-fat milk
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to at 450°F. Coat a gratin dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add spinach and garlic and sauté until fragrant. Remove from heat; stir in milk and mayonnaise. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Place the spinach mixture in the prepared baking dish and top with breadcrumbs, Parmesan and oil. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes.


Per serving: 149 calories; 8 g fat (2 g sat, 3 g mono); 3 mg cholesterol; 14 g carbohydrates; 7 g protein; 4 g fiber; 429 mg sodium; 444 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (267% daily value), Vitamin C (47% dv), Folate (40% dv), Calcium (24% dv), Magnesium (22% dv), Iron (15% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 2 fat

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