Crispy-Topped Creamy Spinach

72  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 35 min total
  • Makes 12 servings.

Turn your spinach blahs into spinach ahhs with our crispy cracker-and-cheddar-topped dish. Your family will enjoy every bite of this creamy veggie side.

Crispy-Topped Creamy Spinach Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 pkg. (10 oz. each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, well drained
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) chive and onion cream cheese spread
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded triple-cheddar cheese, divided
  • 24 RITZ Crackers, crushed (about 1 cup), divided

Instructions

  • Heat  oven to 375°F.
  • Mix  first 4 ingredients in large bowl until well blended. Stir in 3/4 cup cheddar and 1/2 cup cracker crumbs.
  • Spoon  into 2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray; top with remaining crumbs and cheddar.
  • Bake  20 to 25 min. or until casserole is heated through and cheese is melted.

Recipe Tips

Better For YouCounting calories? Save 50 calories and 7g of fat per serving by preparing with chive & onion reduced-fat cream cheese, light ranch dressing, shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese and RITZ Reduced Fat Crackers.

How to Thaw Frozen SpinachThaw frozen spinach in refrigerator overnight or unwrap; place in microwaveable bowl and thaw in microwave as directed on package. Be sure to squeeze well after thawing to remove as much water as possible.

SubstitutePrepare using shredded cheddar cheese.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings.

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