Spinach Madeline

Spinach Madeline

This is a quick and easy recipe for a spinach side dish. It is creamy and cheesy and the seasoned bread crumbs give it a little crunch factor.
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  • Serves: 2 persons



  1. Step 1

    Melt butter in a skillet over low heat. Add bread crumbs. Cook and stir until butter is incorporated into the bread crumbs. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  2. Step 2

    Place spinach in a microwave-safe baking dish. Add water. Cover and cook on high for 7 1/2 minutes, stirring halfway through. Drain over a measuring cup. Add enough evaporated milk to make 1/2 cup. Set aside.
  3. Step 3

    Melt butter in the skillet. Add flour and cook, stirring continuously, until mixture turns paste-like. Add onion and cook, stirring constantly until soft and translucent, 4 to 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Slowly add milk mixture, stirring constantly. Mix in cheese, Worcestershire sauce, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Add spinach and cook until well incorporated, 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Step 4

    Set an oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.
  5. Step 5

    Place spinach mixture in a small greased baking dish, top with bread crumbs, and place under the broiler until bread crumbs are golden, about 5 minutes.