Spinach and Feta Gratin

If you can’t find Graviera cheese then Gruyère is a great substitution in this dish.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. salt, divided
  • 2 lbs. fresh spinach, thoroughly washed
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and sliced
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 4 large eggs, beaten
  • ½ cup chopped fresh dill
  • ½ cup grated Graviera or Gruyère cheese
  • ⅛ tsp. grated nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Fill a large pot halfway with water. Bring the water to a boil over high heat. Add 1 teaspoon of the salt and the spinach (in batches). Boil the spinach for 6–7 minutes and then drain it. Reserve.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium for 30 seconds. Add the onions and the remaining salt. Cover and cook the onions for about 5 minutes, and then remove them from the heat. Allow the onions to cool.
  • In a large bowl, combine the cooled onions, spinach, flour, and milk. Stir in the eggs, dill, cheese, nutmeg, and pepper. Put the spinach mixture in a deep, medium-size baking dish. Top the spinach mixture evenly with the feta.
  • Bake on the middle rack of the oven for 35–40 minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. salt, divided
  • 2 lbs. fresh spinach, thoroughly washed
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and sliced
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 4 large eggs, beaten
  • ½ cup chopped fresh dill
  • ½ cup grated Graviera or Gruyère cheese
  • ⅛ tsp. grated nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Fill a large pot halfway with water. Bring the water to a boil over high heat. Add 1 teaspoon of the salt and the spinach (in batches). Boil the spinach for 6–7 minutes and then drain it. Reserve.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium for 30 seconds. Add the onions and the remaining salt. Cover and cook the onions for about 5 minutes, and then remove them from the heat. Allow the onions to cool.
  • In a large bowl, combine the cooled onions, spinach, flour, and milk. Stir in the eggs, dill, cheese, nutmeg, and pepper. Put the spinach mixture in a deep, medium-size baking dish. Top the spinach mixture evenly with the feta.
  • Bake on the middle rack of the oven for 35–40 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories320
Total Fat21g
Saturated Fat8g
Cholesterol155mg
Sodium1220mg
Total Carbohydrate18g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars7g
Protein17g