My Creamed Spinach

1/8 tsp nutmeg

1/4 tsp salt

1/2 container of whipped cream cheese with chives

1 stick margarine

1 cup frozen onions and peppers

1 tsp minced garlic

1 TB flour

1 cup evaporated milk

1 cup shredded mozzarella

1/2 can sliced water chestnuts, drained and chopped small

1 small can mushrooms, drained

2 cans chopped spinach, drained dry

 

Mix together in large bowl: nutmeg, salt, and cream cheese.

Melt butter in skillet then sauté peppers, onions and garlic until translucent.

Stir in flour to thicken, watching closely so as not to burn.

Pour sautéed peppers and onions over cream cheese mixture, blending completely.

Add milk and mozzarella, stirring well.

Mix in spinach, mushrooms and water chestnuts.

Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crock Pot Cheesy Creamed Spinach

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1 can cream of mushroom soup

1 cup cream cheese

2 caps Italian dressing

1/4 cup margarine, melted

1/2 tsp minced garlic

1/4 cup half and half or milk

1/2 cup cottage cheese

16 oz frozen spinach, drained and patted dry

1 can spinach, patted dry

1 can water chestnuts, chipped

1 cup mozzarella cheese

Mix first 7 ingredients, blending completely.

Fold  in last 4 ingredients.

Cook on low in  small crock pot for 4 hours.
Add 1/2 cup flour blended with hot water during last hour of cooking if needed for thickening.