Spinach Potatoes


This is a rich and cheesy potato dish filled with spinach and Italian bacon.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 45 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 15 mins
12 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 2 (3 ounce) packages pancetta bacon, finely chopped

  • 5 large potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained

  • 4 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend

  • 1 pint heavy cream


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium baking dish.

  2. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat, and saute the onion and pancetta until onion is tender and pancetta is cooked through.

  3. Alternately layer the potato slices, salt and pepper, pancetta and onion mixture, spinach, and cheese in the prepared baking dish. Pour the heavy cream over all.

  4. Cover, and bake 1 hour in the preheated oven. Uncover, and continue baking 30 minutes, until bubbly and lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

522 Calories
38g Fat
32g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 522
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 38g 48%
Saturated Fat 23g 113%
Cholesterol 112mg 37%
Sodium 713mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 33mg 164%
Calcium 367mg 28%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 843mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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