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Potato Spinach Casserole

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Potato Spinach Casserole
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  • Makes: 6 servings

This casserole would be wonderful for brunch or dinner. Top with fresh tomatoes or your favorite salsa!

Ingredients

  • 1 2/3 cups frozen hash browns, country style (about 12 ounces, thawed)
  • 1/2 cup green pepper (finely chopped, divided)
  • 1/2 cup onion (finely chopped, divided)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 can evaporated milk, nonfat (12 ounces)
  • 6 egg whites from large eggs (3/4 cup)
  • 1/2 cup cheese, reduced-fat sharp cheddar, shredded
  • 1/2 cup cheese, reduced fat Monterey Jack, shredded
  • 1 cup spinach (washed and chopped, fresh)
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes (chopped, fresh)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

2. Wash your hands and work area.

3. In large bowl, combine hash browns, green pepper, 1/4 cup onion, salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

4. Spray a 8x8 inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Press potato mixture into bottom.

5. Bake until lightly browned around edges, 20-25 minutes.

6. In large bowl, stir together evaporated milk, egg whites, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, cheeses, spinach, remaining 1/4 cup onion, and tomatoes.

7. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees.

8. Pour mixture over potato crust. Bake uncovered until center is set, 40-45 minutes.

9. Cover and let stand for 10 minutes. Cut into 6 pieces. Serve hot.

10. Cover and refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

Source:

Kansas State University Research and Extension, Fix it Fresh! Recipe Series

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 2 1/2" x 4" piece, 1/6 of recipe (216g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 263
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 13 mg
Sodium 678 mg
Carbohydrates 24 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 9 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 15 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 361 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 533 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 263
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 13 mg
Carbohydrates 24 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 9 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 15 g
Minerals
Calcium 361 mg
Potassium 533 mg
Sodium 678 mg
Copper 121 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 43 mg
Phosphorus 283 mg
Selenium 11 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 140 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 16 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 31 mcg
Folate 34 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 30 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1/2 cups
Protein Foods
3/4 ounces
Dairy
1 cups

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