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Italian Style Spinach Bake

Posted in : Italian on by : Daphne


1/2 pound lean ground beef1 cup chopped onion1 clove garlic, minced3 cups cooked rice1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed1 cup (4 oz) shredded Monterey Jack cheese3/4 cup milk4 eggs, beaten1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper1 15-ounce can tomato sauce1/2 teaspoon garlic powder1/2 teaspoon basil leaves1/2 teaspoon oregano leaves1/2 teaspoon seasoned pepper1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


Cook beef, onion and garlic in large skillet over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Add rice, spinach and Monterey Jack cheese; mix well.

Combine milk, eggs and pepper; stir into rice mixture. Turn into greased shallow 2-quart baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees 30 minutes or until set.

Meanwhile, blend tomato sauce, garlic powder, basil, oregano and seasoned pepper in small saucepan. Simmer about 5 minutes. Cut spinach mixture into squares and serve topped with tomato sauce and Parmesan cheese.