*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         SAVORY SPINACH CHEESECAKE
 
 Recipe By     : “Brew Cuisine”
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes                      Vegetables
                 Side Dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         Denise Bradshaw BDGM08B
      1/2  cup           Bread crumbs
    1      tablespoon    Butter -- melted
    1      teaspoon      Parmesan cheese -- grated
    1      sm            Onion -- chopped
                         Vegetable oil
      1/4  pound         Fresh mushrooms -- sliced thin
    1 1/2  pound         Cream cheese
    4                    Eggs
      1/2  teaspoon      Nutmeg
      1/4  cup           Light cream
      1/4  cup           Beer
    1      pound         Fresh spinach -- washed
 
 Combine bread crumbs, butter & parmesan; press into an 8 springform pan. Bake
 @350 degrees for 10 min. until lightly browned. Remove from oven; lower oven
 temp. to 300.
 
 In a skillet saute onion until translucent.  Add mushrooms & cook until they
 “sweat.” Cool.
 
 Cream cheese, eggs, nutmeg, light cream & beer together until light and
 fluffy.
 
 Steam, drain & chop spinach coarsely.  Squeeze in paper towels to remove
 excess liquid.  Carefully fold mushroom mixture & spinach into cheese mixture.
 Pour into prepared crust & bake for 1 1/2 hours. Turn off oven; set door
 slightly ajar; and allow cake to cool for 2 hours in oven. Refrigerate for at
 least 3 hours before removing from pan.
 
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