Creamy Spinach Casserole

Portion Size: ½ cup spinach casserole 

Ingredients: Yields: 8 servings

Ingredients Notes: 
2 (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed, well drained Or 8 cups Fresh SpinachWashed, trimmed and chopped. Remove stems or tough membranes.
1 (8 ounce) package light cream cheese, softened
¼ cup nonfat milk
1 teaspoon salt
⅓ cup crushed lowfat crackers or seasoned croutons


Steps:Directions: Critical Control Point /Quality Assurance
1Mix spinach, cream cheese, milk and salt until well blended in a large bowl.
2Spoon mixture into baking dish sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
3Sprinkle with crushed croutons.
4Bake at 350°F for 25 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated.Cook until internal temperature reaches 135°F.

Variations: Can be made with crookneck squash, zucchini, carrots, green beans, broccoli or peas. 

Time Temperature Sensitive foodFood safety Standards: hold food for service at an internal temperature above 140° F. Do not mix old product with new. Cool leftover product quickly (within 4 hours) to below 41° F. Follow proper cooling procedures. Reheat leftover product quickly (within 2 hours) to 165 degrees F for 15 seconds.