Use 1 cup plain bread crumbs and 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning in place of the Italian-seasoned bread crumbs.
If you prefer a darker sauce, stir 1/4 teaspoon of brown bouquet sauce into the soup and milk mixture.
Thaw spinach by placing it in a colander and rinsing it with cool water until thawed; drain well. To thaw potatoes, place them in a microwave-safe bowl; microwave on MEDIUM for 3 to 4 minutes or just until thawed, turning once halfway through cooking.
This hearty loaf and sauce goes well with steamed asparagus spears. Angel food cake served on sweetened raspberry puree completes the dinner. Serve iced tea as a beverage.