Trisha Yearwood’s Spinach Casserole

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • Pinch of nutmeg (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 ¼ cups heavy cream
  • 2 9oz packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ⅔ cup shredded parmesan cheese, divided
  • 3oz cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and grease a 2-quart baking dish.
  2. In a medium size saucepan, heat butter over medium high heat. Once butter is fully melted, add the minced garlic and chopped onion. Cook while occasionally stirring until onions have softened, approximately 5 minutes.
  3. Add the nutmeg, cayenne pepper, and heavy cream to the saucepan and simmer until the mixture has thickened, approximately 5 minutes.
  4. Mix in spinach, salt and pepper to taste, and ⅓ of the parmesan cheese, and cream cheese. Stir until combined.
  5. Pour mixture into the prepared baking dish and sprinkle the breadcrumbs and remaining ⅓ of parmesan cheese over the top.
  6. Bake 15-17 minutes until top is golden brown and cheese is bubbling.

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