Cheese-Spinach Appetizers Recipe
2 eggs -- *see note
6 tbsp whole-grain wheat flour
1 1/2 cup cheddar cheese -- shredded
10 oz frozen spinach -- thawed,
2 cup cottage cheese
1 pinch ground nutmeg
1 dash black pepper -- fresh
1 dash cayenne pepper
3 tbsp wheat germ
* Use egg substitute for equally good taste.
1. In a large bowl, beat eggs (or egg substitute) with flour until
smooth. 2. Squeeze spinach to dry then add to egg mixture along with
cottage cheese, cheddar cheese, pepper, cayenne, and nutmeg. Mix
well. 3. Pour into 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan that has been sprayed with
non-stick cooking spray. Sprinkle with wheat germ and bake in
preheated 350-degree oven for about 45 minutes. 4. Let stand 10
minutes then cut into 1-1/2 inch squares.
Yield: 48 squares.
Recipe By : Jo Anne Merrill
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