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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 18
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 109.6
  • Total Fat: 8.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.8 mg
  • Sodium: 308.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 3.3 g

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Heavenly Spinach

Submitted by: TAHLON

Introduction

This is a great tasting spinach and artichoke side dish. Make it even more healthy with fat free mayo and sour cream and a butter substitute. This is a great tasting spinach and artichoke side dish. Make it even more healthy with fat free mayo and sour cream and a butter substitute.
Number of Servings: 18

Ingredients

    2-10oz packages frozen chopped spinach
    1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
    2 tbsp butter
    1/4 cup butter
    1/2 cup light mayonnaise
    1/2 cup reduced fat sour cream
    1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
    8.5 oz bottle of marinated artichoke hearts (drained)
    3 tomatoes
    1/2 cup Italian-style bread crumbs
    Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Cook spinach and drain.
Saute' mushrooms in 2 tbsp butter.
Combine mayo, sour cream, and cheese.
Stir in artichoke hearts, spinach, and mushrooms.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Pour in greased 13x9 inch dish.
Slice tomatoes and place on top in one layer.
Saute' bread crumbs in 1/4 cup butter and sprinkle over casserole.
Bake at 325 degrees for 20 minutes.


Number of Servings: 18

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TAHLON.






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  • O.K.
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I agree with others that it serves approx. six and replaced butter with olive oil, marinated artichock with brine soaked artichock and added garlic. Next time I'll use fresh spinach. - 2/20/09

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  • 11 of 12 people found this review helpful
    You can save calories by going with canned or frozen artichoke hearts, instead of the marinated kind. Then add a little extra garlic, or cayenne pepper, or something to spark up the flavor. - 2/20/09

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  • 11 of 12 people found this review helpful
    I would definitely cut out all the butter. The mushrooms could easily be sauted in a cooking spray and if you substitute the butter in the bread crumbs for a fat free or light version you could enjoy a much bigger serving without the guilt. - 10/28/08

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  • 8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Fat free mayo and sour cream are fine here--you won't taste a difference, but don't fool yourself on the per serving calorie count. - 5/23/09

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  • 8 of 10 people found this review helpful
    It sounds fabu but fat. I'll used artichokes in brine and not sautee the breadcrumbs. Actually, it probably doesn't need breadcrumbs if served as a dip. - 1/27/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This was great! I tweaked it a bit and didn't use butter, olive oil to saute, plain yogurt instead of of sour cream, cherry tomatoes, lot's of spinach, regular bread crumbs which I seasoned myself. - 12/6/08

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  • Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Tasty, I cut out some of the butter. Only used a little for the rooms. Then rather than cooking the breadcrumbs in butter, I sprinkled the top with the breadcrumbs and sprayed them with Pam also "greased" the pan with Pam. Kids liked it as well. Will make it again! - 10/29/08

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  • Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    this is fabulous. Problem is, it does NOT make 18 servings, which would mean that a serving size is only 2 TBSP. It's more like only 6 servings, so you need to multiply the calorie count and all the nutritional info by 3. - 10/28/08

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  • 8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This sounds very good...but the butter for the bread crumb topping is 800 calories alone! Better to spray the bread crumbs with cooking oil and toss with some minced garlic and/or other seasonings to top the casserole and hence cut the calorie/fat count significantly! - 10/28/08

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  • Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I made this last night and loved it. I used fresh spinach and used Ms. Dash Italian flavored seasoning. It was great. The artichokes and the tomatoes with the spinach is yum! Erp..I did go over my calorie count abit for the day...but so worth it! Healthy too..you can do with less butter. - 8/5/09

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  • 6 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Sounds really great since I LOVE Spinach and Artichokes, however I agree with many and say that 18 servings is CRAZY! Maybe you should say what the serving size is....which is looking like maybe 1/2 a cup? (rough guess), definitely would not make a meal. ;P - 5/23/09

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  • Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I made this recipe and I thought it tasted a little too mayo-y. Then it could have been the brand I used (should always still with Hellman's! haha). Overall I would say this recipe was tasty and definitely worth giving a shot. - 8/5/09

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  • 5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This is a lot like the spinach and artichoke dip that I make for parties. Try dipping carrot stick in it, SO GOOD! - 1/27/09

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  • 5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Begging everyone's pardon!! The calorie count is sitting right there and I didn't even notice it because I kept thinking it should be at the bottom. I guess in theory you could cut this up into tiny little portions but it is still unrealistic to expect 18 servings out of it. s - 12/13/08

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I have made this many times, and it is excellent made as written. - 10/28/08

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This is really quite good ! I like the combination of vegetables ! - 8/18/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    love this spinach dish will make again - 7/27/09

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I liked this tasty recipe. Recipe is too big for 1 but realistically it does not have 18 servings. - 6/22/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Easy to make and tastes great! - 11/28/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This is delicious! Even grandkids liked it. - 10/28/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Absolutely delic. I added garlic and Mrs Dash as my seasoing and WOW. - 10/28/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I think this recipe is wonderful, but we couldn't do with 18 portions or so much fat. I re worked it a squosh and put it on as Heavenly Spinach redux...All credit to Tahlon please!! - 10/28/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Two of my most favourite foods!! Had to halve it, but....... - 8/15/08

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I am not a big spinach fan but this was great! I ate all of it myself over a couple days, my poor husband didn't get any. - 4/2/08

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  • 3 of 6 people found this review helpful
    ooooo does not sound healthy to me at all. Especially since trying to lose weight I do not hide or weigh down veg in sour cream or glops of butter. I love spinach, I love artichokes, I adorrrrrrrrre tomatoes, but I much prefer them on their own or if they're combined -as a fresh salad!!! - 8/5/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I eat low carb so I changed it up to apply to my plan I think we Americans get use to 'big' porportions I found that it served about 12 We can use our own common sense here & adapt to a great idea for a recipe I personal think it is brave for anyone to create & add a recipe here kudos! - 7/24/09

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  • O.K.
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    As a side dish I thought it was awful! I cut the amount of mayo, butter & sour cream and there was still too much "sauce" and not enough vegetable, plus the portion info is wrong. As a dip, it would be good, and the portion info correct. I'd cut the recipe in half if using it as a dip, though. - 12/13/08

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  • 2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I love spinach and the receipe was easy to do. - 8/5/09

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  • 2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    while this sounds delish, it is such a small serving size for the calorie and fat count that I'd rather just have my spinach with garlic and enjoy a much larger portion - thanks for offering the suggestion though! - 6/2/09

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  • 2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    this is great - 12/17/08

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  • 2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I think he meant, it serves 8. I'll sub butter w/olive oil (using less to saute crumbs) cut mayo by HALF and make it up by adding to sour cream, only sub sour cream w/plain yogurt. Also, sub Parmesan for Mozzarella, RINSE drained artichoke hearts, add garlic, and I should be good to go! THANKS!! :) - 12/14/08

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  • 2 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This is different! HAVE to try it! - 12/13/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Very good. - 12/13/08

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  • Good
    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    18 servings.. oh come on now! - 8/16/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Absolutely delicious especially for someone who has to have artichokes to relief digestion - 8/15/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this for my husband and I, and we have enjoyed it for three days now. HEAVENLY is a great descriptor! Thanks for sharing one of my new favorite side dishes. - 8/23/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Superb - 8/5/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    WOW! - 8/5/09

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    going to try this as we love spinach and artichokes, but will cut recipe to half.... going to buy some artichokes today so i can make it..... - 8/5/09

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Sounds really good. But 18 ! Servings ?! There are only two of us, so even if I half it - that's 9 servings for two people. - 8/5/09

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Good but better with fresh spinach - 8/5/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    All the goodies we love!!! I never use fat free mayo---we don't like anything made with this ingredient!! - 7/15/09

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    this sounds yummy! it has all my favorite things in it!!!!! thank you! - 1/27/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is fabulous! - 10/28/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Lord but I hate spinach and your recipe did nothing to change my mind, but my hubby adored it, and I will be making it again - 10/28/08

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    mmm-good! - 10/28/08

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  • 1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This sounds REALLY good! I've added it to my favorites and look forward to making it. - 8/15/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I am always trying to find different dips and side dishes for the hoildays this sounds like it will be very good. - 8/15/08

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  • 6 WW pointsplus - 11/15/12

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  • 74.4 calories from fat in a recipe totaling 109.6 means that over 75% of the calories in this dish are from fat. Combining the best elements of all these comments (or using fat-free yogurt for the creamy ingredients, also), would reduce the fat content to 1/3 or 1/4 of that. - 3/1/12

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  • Good - 1/17/12

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  • Yum sounding!! I want to try this out!! - 12/13/10

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  • Steve made this...INCREDIBLE! - 12/3/10

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  • Cannot wait to make this! When my sisters come for a visit we will whip this up! Dip carrots & broc. YUM CAN'T WAIT -Thanx for sharing this recipe! Also, other suggestions! Will use lowfat yogurt & spray butter in place of real stuff -Ms.Dash too & possibly Red Crushed Pepper to add alil' pazazz! - 10/4/10

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  • Sounds delicious. I am going to make it for our Canadian Thanksgiving next week. - 10/1/10

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  • love spinach - 10/1/10

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  • A great way to lively up spinach - 9/30/10

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  • sounds luscious--thank God I'm going for groceries on Saturday--can't wait to try it--thanks for sharing - 9/30/10

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  • This sounds wonderful........will definitely try it soon. - 9/30/10

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  • I like spinach but raw so I use it in sadlads or as a side - 9/30/10

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  • I agree--it does taste awesome---but what a lot of work--unless you are having guests over, I'd rather just boil up plain old spinach- - 9/30/10

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  • Yummy! - 9/30/10

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  • Tastes better without the mayo! - 9/30/10

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  • Excellent - I made this for Thanksgiving without the mushrooms and butter. - 11/29/09

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  • this is a great side..the mayo parmesean spice is the basis for my fave quick meal...I use it as a topping on all veggies and fish....I will rinse artichokes next time to save calories but preseve flaves..excellent and tasty - 11/28/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds good. Will try in another day when more people are around. - 8/20/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds good - 8/5/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I do agree for my family and friends 18 serving would not work sounds like great flavors though! - 8/5/09

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I'm looking forward to trying this recipe this weekend-I can buy FF herbed bread cubes here & crush those for crumbs. I'll try spritzing with 'I Can't Believe It's Not Butter' spray & use butter-flavor cooking spray to saute' shrooms. Thanks to all those who offered helpful subs. suggestions! - 8/5/09

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This sounds devine! Because I am doing my best to go fresh & local, I will use fresh veggies & cook them ahead. Also, I will add a few seeds or nuts to add fiber & good fats. It will be a complete meal for me. I can not wait to try this! - 8/5/09

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I plan to make this this weekend. I will omit the bread crumbs since Atkins doesn't allow bread. I will add some mozzarella cheese over the top of the tomatoes and brown. - 8/5/09

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  • Good
    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This sounds really good. With a new diabetic in the house to cook for I'm always looking for recipes like this one. If I change the butter and cheese to light that should help the numbers too. I'll try it this weekend. Thanks. - 7/28/09

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    It sounds yummy in theory, but I think I will cut out the majo and use yogurt instead. I'll also cut out the bread crumbs because I don't like bread crumbs on anything. Thanks for sharing such a delightful little recipe. - 7/15/09

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I've never seen a 9x13 of anything serve 18... - 7/9/09

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    sounds good, but you can totally cut out the butter - its too much fat - 5/23/09

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is right up my alley, but I'm sure my DH wouldn't like it. I'll have to make it when my S-I-L is around. I know she'd eat it up!! - 5/23/09

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great! Will be trying it! - 5/23/09

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This sounds great! Think I'll take it to the Super Bowl party Sunday... - 1/27/09

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  • Very Good
    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Spinach is a favorite of mine. I will use fresh ingredients and extra virgin olive oil rather than butter. - 1/27/09

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  • Good
    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I Love Spinach - 12/14/08

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  • Very Good
    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Sounds like a great side. I'm an artichoke lover, so this
    is perfect. Minus the tomato and I'm good to go. - 12/14/08

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  • Very Good
    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Sounds very good... can`t wait to try it!!! - 12/13/08

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is just enough different that I have to make it to do the taste test. - 12/13/08

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  • Very Good
    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Sounds good - love spinach so I will try it. - 12/13/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    OH MY GOSH MY GOLLY A GREASED PAN - 10/28/08

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Sounds very good; something I would certainly try! - 10/28/08

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Sounds alright. - 10/28/08

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  • Very Good
    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This sounds delicious and I am saving it in my favorites. My Cholesterol is high so I will need to cut some of the butter. - 10/28/08

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    It sounds wonderful, but I will omit some of the butter when I make it. It goes in my cookbook reguardless! - 10/28/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Sounds so so yummy! - 10/28/08

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This base is the foundation for our old family recipe for Scandanavian Fish Dish; I will try it with the veggies added in! I don't use butter, or breadcrumbs. Sprinkled with lemon or wine and nutmeg! Complete meal! - 10/28/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds wonderful. My mom prepared this type of recipe before and she will be glad to know I found one we can substitute. I may try it with the way it is first, then make the decision. We have our own 'holiday cookbook' for stuff for just celebrations. May modify butter an mayo later. - 10/28/08

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  • Very Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I would eliminate the butter completely. The way it is will come to a million calories a forkfull.
    - 10/28/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I love spinach and this sounds absolutely delicious. We will definitely try this and soon, I hope. - 10/28/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds good, but not realistic for me, since we don't usually have artichoke hearts, bread crumbs, and some of the other ingredients on hand. - 10/28/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    d love to try this . I love spinach and artichokes. - 8/20/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This sounds delicious! - 8/18/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I love Spinach...I will be trying this in the near future! - 8/16/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I love Spinach, this sounds good. I will be making it. Thanx. : ) - 8/15/08

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  • Very Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    great - love spinach/artichoke - 8/15/08

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