Sensational Spinach-Bacon Bake

“Puffs up while baking to a light topping; with delicious layers of spinach, bacon, and sour cream. A weeknight dinner. From America's Favorite Casseroles with modifications. Note: Time to prepare does not include thawing the spinach.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray 2 quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Cook bacon over medium heat until crisp; drain on paper towels; and crumble.
  4. Saute onions in bacon drippings to soften; drain well.
  5. Set aside.
  6. Combine sour cream, egg yolks, flour and pepper in large bowl; set aside.
  7. Beat egg whites in medium bowl with mixer at high speed until stiff peaks form.
  8. Stir 1/4 of whites into sour cream mixture; then fold in remaining whites.
  9. Arrange half of spinach in prepared dish. Top with half of sour cream mixture.
  10. Sprinkle 1/4 cup of cheese over sour cream mixture.
  11. Sprinkle with bacon and onions. Repeat layers, ending with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.
  12. Combine bread crumbs and butter; sprinkle evenly over cheese.
  13. Bake, uncovered for 30-35 minutes or until egg mixture is set and top is golden.
  14. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing into wedges to serve.
  15. Optional: Garnish with chopped chives and/or chopped Roma tomatoes.

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