Healthy Eating

Florentine Ham Casserole

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 30 min.
Total: 50 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fully-cooked ham, cut into thin strips
  • 1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 3 Tbs all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/8 tsp ground oregano
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese (2 ounces)

Directions

  • Cook frozen spinach according to package directions; drain well. Set aside. In a small saucepan cook mushrooms, onion and garlic in hot butter until tender but not brown. Stir in flour and milk. Cook and stir over medium-low heat 4-5 minutes or until thickened and bubbly.
  • Gradually stir about half of the hot mixture into beaten eggs; return all to saucepan. Stir in ground oregano, pepper and nutmeg. Cook and stir 2-3 minutes more. Stir in spinach and ham. Turn mixture into a 1-1/2-quart casserole; sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese atop. Bake in a 350 degree F. oven for 30 minutes or until heated through.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board

Nutrition Facts

Calories 361
  Calories from Fat 196 (54%)
(34%)Total Fat 22g
(42%)Saturated Fat 8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
(61%)Cholesterol 184mg
(49%)Sodium 1166mg
(17%)Potassium 583mg
Total Carbohydrate 13g
(10%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(57%)Protein 29g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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