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                               SPINACH GRATIN
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    3       lb           Spinach -- stems removed, -OR-
    2       pk           -Frozen spinach, defrosted
    4       tb           Butter
                         Salt
                         Pepper
                         Nutmeg
                         Mornay Sauce (see RECIPE)
    4       tb           Gruyere
 
   WASH THE SPINACH WELL and put it in a non-aluminum pot. Cover and cook it
   in its own water over medium heat until wilted, about 5 minutes. Put the
   wilted spinach in a strainer and, with the back of a large spoon, squeeze
   as much liquid from the spinach as possible. If it is cool enough to
   handle, squeeze the water out with your hands, a small handful at a time.
   Chop the spinach by hand or in a food processor, season with salt, pepper
   and nutmeg and mix with 3 tablespoons of the butter. Use the remaining 1
   tablespoon of butter to grease the gratin dish. Add the spinach, cover with
   Mornay Sauce (See RECIPE) and sprinkle with cheese. Twenty minutes before
   serving, place in a preheated 375F oven. Bake until browned and bubbly.
  
 
 
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