Au Gratin Spinach

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Registered: 07-23-2003
Au Gratin Spinach
Tue, 12-09-2008 - 6:12am
Au Gratin Spinach

1 tablespoon butter
3 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 1/3 cups milk
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Wisconsin Sharp Cheddar cheese
1 pound fresh spinach, or 3 packages (10 ounces each) chopped spinach, thawed
1/3 cup fine, dry bread crumbs

In a saucepan, melt butter. Add flour, mustard, salt and pepper. Gradually add milk and cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Add 2/3 cup of the cheese to sauce. Stir until cheese is melted.

Drain spinach and chop coarsely. Place in 12x9x2 inch baking pan. Pour cheese sauce over spinach. Mix remaining cheese with bread crumbs. Sprinkle over casserole. Bake at 375° F for 30 minutes or until crumbs are browned.

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