Comfort Spinach Egg Casserole #CanadianEggs
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 8-10 servings
 
A comforting spinach and egg casserole that is versatile from morning to night. It makes an eggcellent base for a poached egg the next morning.
Ingredients
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 tsp. garlic
  • ½ red pepper, diced
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 cups light ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese
  • 2-10 oz. packages frozen spinach, thawed and drained very well
  • 4 beaten eggs
  • ¼ cup butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Topping
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup Ritz crackers
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, melted
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Heat the 1 Tbsp. butter in a medium skillet and add onion, red pepper and garlic and saute on medium low for 5 min. until the onion is translucent.
  2. Meanwhile in a large bowl add the ricotta, mozzarella, spinach, eggs, butter, flour, salt and pepper. Add the onion mixture when done and cooled slightly. Mix well and then place in a greased 9x13 casserole and bake for 40-45 min. Make sure the center is cooked.
  3. For the topping mix together the crackers, cheese and butter. Sprinkle on top and broil for 1-2 min. until golden brown and crispy. Serve immediately cutting in squares or scooping out.
  4. If there are leftover try a poached or fried egg on top for breakfast!
Recipe by Noshing With the Nolands at https://noshingwiththenolands.com/comfort-spinach-egg-casserole-canadianeggs/