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Spinach Spirals

 Spinach Spirals
“This is a delicious and easy roll for a side dish or just by itself,” Isabel Mancini attests from Youngstown, Ohio. “Someone always asks for the recipe, so I bring printed copies whenever I take it to a potluck.”
7 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.


  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 1 tube (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


  • In a small bowl, combine the spinach, Monterey Jack cheese, egg and
  • onion. On a baking sheet coated with cooking spray, roll pizza dough
  • into a 14-in. x 10-in. rectangle; seal any holes. Spread spinach
  • mixture to within 1/2 in. of edges.
  • Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; seal ends and
  • place seam side down. Brush with butter; sprinkle with Parmesan
  • cheese. Bake at 400° for 25-27 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Slice and serve warm. Yield: 14 slices.
Nutritional Facts: 2 slices (prepared with reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese, egg substitute and reduced-fat butter) equals 224 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 594 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 12 g protein.

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Spinach Spirals (continued)

Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.