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Spinach Po' Boy Recipe
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Spinach Po' Boy Recipe

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I like to make this warm and cheesy sandwich for a simple dinner, served with fresh fruit on the side. —Jan Briggs, Greenfield, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf (8 ounces) unsliced French bread
  • 1/2 cup butter, divided
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 6 cups fresh spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Nutritional Facts

314 calories: 1 each, 21g fat (13g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 494mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein .

Directions

  1. Cut bread in half lengthwise; spread cut sides with half of the butter. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, cook onions in remaining butter over medium heat for 4-5 minutes or until tender. Add the spinach, garlic powder and hot pepper sauce; cook and stir 3 minutes longer or until spinach is tender.
  3. Spread over bottom half of loaf; sprinkle with cheeses. Replace bread top. Wrap in foil; place on a baking sheet. Bake at 375° for 20 minutes. Open foil; bake 5 minutes longer or until golden brown. Yield: 6 servings.
TEST KITCHEN TIP French bread rolls can be used in place of the loaf of bread.
Originally published as Spinach Po' Boy in Test Kitchen Favorites 2004 2005, p76


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lidjzl0
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2016

"This is one of my favorites and have been making it for a long time. The only thing I change is not to add the hot sauce."

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deets17
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2014

"We really enjoy these. I used about 4-5 cups of spinach, and that was enough for 2 servings. The spinach really wilts and shrinks down."

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Vonymarie
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2014

"I made this sandwich 2 nights in a row, it was delicious, I also added mushrooms, all I can say is yummy & nutritious. I also made baked sweet potato chips."

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SimpleFoods
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2014

"Wonderful recipe! IF I want to make it a bit healthier, I MAY use olive oil instead of butter, but the spinach takes care of the "healthy" in my cookbook-mind! - and I use a bit more than the recipe calls for. I like "packed" sandwiches!! I love Artisan's Bread for this kind of sandwich, but will also use individual buns - even Kaiser rolls, as long as they're a wee bit crusty. Thanks for a great recipe - and helpful reviews, especially re using frozen spinach if that's the only spinach in the house!"

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pegvg03
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2014

" I haven't made this sandwich but I will this week, it sounds DELISH! And yes, anyway you can get healthy veggies in you is a good thing!"

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kissmekate22
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2014

"This sandwich is delicious and anytime I can get my family to eat a healthy veggie like spinach I'm all for it!!"

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blclark63
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2014

" If it doesn't sound good to you, just look for a different recipe. I thought this was very good."

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grantg2
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2014

"I am usually a "meat guy" but the idea of "greeking" this up with some feta appeals very much and my wife is making this as I write. I've sampled the spinach filling with some cheese added (without bread) and been shoo-ed away. Quite delicious... I don't see how bread will detract from it so 4-stars for carnivores and one more star because vegetarians will love this. Most anyone is clever enough to make this more healthful if so desired."

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ms062521
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2014

"We don't eat any meat during Lent. This recipe showed up just in time.

Have I tried it yet, well no. Do I know if I sub out the cheddar with Swiss or feta it will be a hit? Yes, I do. What an excellent idea. Thanks!"

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whiskeymama
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2014

"Made as directed very good Second time I used 2 pks of frozen creamed spinach, defrosted them, was very good and cheesy."

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