Recipes and Cooking Buttery Spinach-Havarti Bake 4.2 (5) 1 Reviews Veggie lovers, this one's for you. Thirty ounces of chopped spinach get a makeover when layered with Havarti cheese. And like the best easy casseroles, this one's ready in just three steps. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on November 1, 2013 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 20 mins Bake Time: 20 mins Stand Time: 5 mins Total Time: 45 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 3 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray ⅔ cup panko bread crumbs 2 tablespoon butter, melted ¼ cup butter ¼ cup all-purpose flour 1 12 ounce can evaporated milk ½ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon ground white pepper ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional) 3 10 ounce packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed and pressed dry 4 ounce Havarti cheese, thinly sliced Directions Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly coat a 2-quart rectangular baking dish with cooking spray; set aside. For topping, in a small bowl combine panko and the 2 tablespoons melted butter; set aside. In a large saucepan heat the 1/4 cup butter over medium heat until melted. Add flour; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Gradually stir in evaporated milk. Cook and stir until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Stir in salt, white pepper, and, if desired, cayenne pepper. Stir in spinach. Spread half of the spinach mixture in the prepared baking dish. Top with half of the cheese. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with topping. Bake, uncovered, for 20 to 25 minutes or until cheese is melted and topping is golden. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 261 Calories 16g Fat 14g Carbs 9g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 261 % Daily Value * Total Fat 16g 21% Saturated Fat 10g 50% Cholesterol 46mg 15% Sodium 524mg 23% Total Carbohydrate 14g 5% Total Sugars 4g Protein 9g Vitamin C 2.6mg 13% Calcium 290mg 22% Iron 1.3mg 7% Potassium 503mg 11% Folate, total 165mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.