Spinach Meat Roll Recipe
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Spinach Meat Roll Recipe

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We love the spinach, ham and cheese swirled in every slice. Sometimes I serve it with spaghetti sauce and pasta.—Gail Buss, Westminster, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen leaf spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/2 pound thinly sliced fully cooked ham
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese, divided

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 414 calories, 23g fat (10g saturated fat), 161mg cholesterol, 1029mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 37g protein.


  1. In a bowl, lightly beat the eggs; add bread crumbs, ketchup, milk, 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper and oregano. Add beef and mix well. On a large piece of heavy-duty foil, pat beef mixture into a 12-in. x 10-in. rectangle. Cover with spinach to within 1/2-in. of edges. Sprinkle with remaining salt. Top with ham and 1-1/2 cups cheese. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a short side and peeling foil away while rolling. Seal seam and ends; place with seam side down in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour and 10 minutes. Top with remaining cheese; bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Spinach Meat Roll in Taste of Home June/July 1998, p44

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adirondacksgirl User ID: 4477682 17282
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2011

"Excellent!!!!! I also add saute mushrooms"

Pinny User ID: 5864661 60994
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2011

"This is my favorite recipe to make for company. Everyone is always impressed and asks for the recipe. I love to serve it with pasta and a choice of marinara, alfredo, and pesto sauces."

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