Creamy Baked Spinach
by Karen Mussoline

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Source: Paula Deen Magazine
Course: Sides
Cuisine: American
Food Group: Vegetable
Serves: 4


2 tablespoon(s) butter
1/2 cup(s) chopped onions
2 tablespoon(s) all-purpose flour
3/4 cup(s) half and half, divided
10 ounce frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained well
1 cup(s) swiss cheese, shredded
1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
1/2 teaspoon(s) pepper
1/4 teaspoon(s) ground nutmeg
2 clove(s) garlic clove minced
red pepper flakes

 Preheat broiler.  Spray small baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.

In medium skillet, melt butter over medium heat.  Add onion; cook for 4-5 minutes or until onion is tender.  Add flour, cook stirring constantly for 2 minutes.  Stir in 1/4 cup half and half until mixture is smooth.  Stir in spinach, cheese, salt, pepper, nutmeg and remaining 1/2 cup half and half.  Spoon mixture into prepared baking dish.  Broil 5 inches from heat for 2 minutes or until hot and bubbly.  Serve immediately.