Baked Spinach Mornay Recipe

Baked Spinach Mornay is a delicious and creamy dish that combines the goodness of spinach with a rich and cheesy sauce. The spinach is cooked until tender and then mixed with a creamy Mornay sauce made from butter, flour, milk, and cheese. The dish is then baked until golden and bubbly, creating a comforting and flavorful side dish or main course. Serve it alongside roasted chicken or grilled fish for a complete and satisfying meal.

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25minsPrep
35minsCook
1hr total
25m.Prep
35m.Cook
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Ingredients for Baked Spinach Mornay Recipe

  • 0.67 cup Fresh Spinach, Washed And Chopped
  • 0.33 tablespoon Butter
  • 0.33 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.33 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 0.17 cup Milk
  • 0.17 cup Grated Cheese
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • pinch A Pinch Of Nutmeg
  • 1/25 cup Breadcrumbs
  • as required Fresh Parsley For Garnish

Directions: Baked Spinach Mornay Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and grease a baking dish.
  • STEP 2.In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until fragrant.
  • STEP 3.Add spinach to the skillet and cook until wilted. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • STEP 4.In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • STEP 5.Gradually whisk in milk and cook until thickened. Stir in grated cheese until melted.
  • STEP 6.Add the cooked spinach to the sauce and mix well. Season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg.
  • STEP 7.Transfer the mixture to the greased baking dish and sprinkle with breadcrumbs.
  • STEP 8.Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the top is golden and the sauce is bubbly.
  • STEP 9.Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 10.Garnish with fresh parsley and serve hot.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use fresh or frozen spinach for this recipe. If using frozen spinach, make sure to thaw and drain it well before cooking.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables like mushrooms or onions to the dish for added flavor and texture.
  • For a richer and creamier sauce, you can use a combination of milk and heavy cream.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the dish in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 15-20 minutes, or until heated through.
  • Serve the Baked Spinach Mornay as a side dish with roasted chicken or grilled fish, or enjoy it as a vegetarian main course with a side salad.
Nutrition
value
269
calories per serving
14 g Fat15 g Protein19 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    14g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Carbs
    19g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    19g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    14g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    449mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    4127mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    273mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    56mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    173mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    282mg
  • Selenium
    15mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp