Spinach and Cheese Squares Recipe

Looking for an easy Spinach and Cheese Squares recipe? Learn how to make Spinach and Cheese Squares using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 18 servings



Nutritious nibblers that can be made ahead of time and refrigerated or frozen. Simply reheat at party time. From the American Diabetes Association. eggs, whole wheat flour, frozen spinach, low-fat cottage cheese, reduced-fat Cheddar cheese, black pepper, cayenne pepper, nutmeg, wheat germ cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Spinach and Cheese Squares

2 large eggs (or egg substitute)
6 tablespoons whole-wheat flour
10 oz frozen, chopped spinach, thawed
2 cups 1% milkfat cottage cheese
2 cups reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
1 pinch nutmeg
3 tablespoons wheat germ

Recipe Directions for Spinach and Cheese Squares

  1. In a large bowl, beat the eggs with the flour until the mixture is smooth.

  2. Add the spinach, cheeses, black pepper, cayenne and nutmeg, and mix the ingredients well. Pour mixture into a nonstick coated 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

  3. Sprinkle the top with wheat germ and bake at 350 degrees F. for about 45 minutes.

  4. Let stand for about 10 minutes and then cut into 1-1/2-inch squares for serving. Serving is 2 squares.

  5. Substitution: 1/2 cup egg substitute for the eggs

Categories

Dairy, Eggs, Vegetables, Appetizers, Snacks, American, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 62.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
66
Calories from Fat
18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.0g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
27mg
9%
Sodium
202mg
8%
Potassium
107mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
4.1g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
0.9g
Protein
8.1g
Vitamin A 39% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 10% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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