Creamed Spinach with Jalapenos

Creamed Spinach with Jalapenos


"I tossed this together last night and my husbands reaction was 'Wow.' How can you not submit a recipe that gets that kind of reaction!?! Use jalapenos to taste; seed if too hot."


1 h 15 m servings 260 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 260 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 19.5 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.1g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 9.9 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 55 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 522 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Butter a small casserole dish.
  2. Place the spinach in a microwave-safe bowl, and cook in the microwave 5 minutes on High, until heated through. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup liquid.
  3. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a small saucepan over medium heat, and stir in the bread crumbs until coated. Remove from heat, and set aside.
  4. Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour. Mix in onion and garlic, and cook 1 minute. Gradually stir in reserved spinach liquid, evaporated milk, cheese, and jalapeno. Season with celery salt and pepper. Mix in the spinach. Transfer to the prepared casserole dish, and top with bread crumbs.
  5. Bake 45 minutes in the preheated oven, until bubbly and lightly browned.
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  1. 44 Ratings


i am so, so sorry to put a bad review out there. i made this thinking i couldn't go wrong with two of my fav. things in the world--spinach and jalapenos. there just aren't any words to describ...

I very successfully converted this recipe into a dip by 1) doubling everything but the spinach (which makes it much creamier; more like a sauce than a side dish) and 2) leaving out the breadcrum...

I've used a similar recipe for years with raves from friends/family (a holiday favorite). I used to use the Kraft 6oz roll of jalepeno cheese (instead of pepperjack) but can't find it anymore. ...

Made this twice. First time I followed the recipe as-is and really enjoyed the outcome. Second time, I substituted Gruyere cheese and added pepper flakes instead of the pepper jack cheese. It ...

This recipe was awesome! I used 1/2 fresh minced onion, 2% milk, and cubed my cheese (no grater). It paired really nice with salmon and carrots. I am never buying premade creamed spinach agai...

Very good! The crumb topping was WAY too much, and it's definately better as a dip than an actual side dish. Mine was SPICY! and delish!

Great recipe! I made it for Thanksgiving and it was a hit. I did not use the jalapeno pepper and used both grated monterey and grated pepperjack cheese as not everyone in my family is a fan of...

This was was a great and easy dish. I used an onion roll for the bread crumbs and it added a nice flavor. The jalepeno i used was pretty big, so this dish left an impact on my tongue! It was per...

This is great over pasta with crumbled Blue Cheese, diced tomato & a little heavy cream.