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Parmesan spinach bake

Light and delicious, this creamy spinach dish is a great source of calcium and potassium.


30 oz frozen spinach
6 oz cream cheese
1 medium shallot
2 to 3 large garlic cloves
2 tablespoons butter
Black pepper
Grated parmesan


  1. Thaw spinach, and preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Finely chop shallot and mince garlic.
  3. Use paper towels or a dishcloth to dry off spinach.
  4. Soften cream cheese for 30 seconds in microwave.
  5. Melt butter in a saucepan on medium heat, adding chopped shallot and cooking for several minutes, until soft.
  6. Add the minced garlic next, stirring for half a minute.
  7. Pour in the thawed spinach and cream cheese and mix thoroughly.
  8. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Transfer to a baking dish and cover with grated parmesan.
  10. Bake until cheese is golden-brown (about 15 minutes).