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Snappy Herbed Spinach Recipe

Snappy Herbed Spinach Recipe

“We have a small group that meets once a week for exercise and to share ideas on 'light & tasty' foods that are good for us but also quick," writes Eva Brookman of Davis, Illinois. "This is one of our favorite recipes.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 cup cooked long grain rice
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided

Directions

  • 1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt butter. Add onion; cover and microwave at 50% power 1 minute, stirring after 30 seconds. Set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, milk, Worcestershire sauce, salt and rosemary. Stir in spinach, rice, onion mixture and 1/4 cup cheese. Transfer to an 8x4-in. microwave-safe dish coated with cooking spray.
  • 3. Microwave, uncovered, on high 6-8 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; microwave 1-2 minutes or until firm and a thermometer reads 160°. Cover and let stand 5 minutes before cutting. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 174 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 124 mg cholesterol, 492 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.