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Spinach Squares Recipe

Spinach Squares Recipe

Even people who don't care for spinach can't pass up these satisfying appetizer squares. They're a hit as a deliciously different vegetable side dish as well. —Patricia Kile, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted, divided
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • Sliced pimientos, optional

Directions

  • 1. Brush the bottom and sides of a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish with 1 tablespoon butter; set aside. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, seasonings, eggs, milk and remaining butter. Stir in the spinach, cheeses and onion. Spread in prepared pan.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean and edges are lightly browned. Cut into squares. Garnish with pimientos if desired. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

3 each: 175 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 344mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 10g protein .

Reviews for Spinach Squares

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contrarywife
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2015

"These are crowd pleasers! I had been making a similar recipe for years - these are much more flavorful. Everyone loved them at the holiday party I took them to. Only made a couple of minor changes: 1. used a 16 oz bag of chopped spinach 2. placed red bell pepper pieces in a pattern on the top before baking so that each square, when cut, would have a red pepper piece on it. The red pepper added great flavor and they were very festive. Delicious!"

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joettap
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2013

"A definite keeper! A real hit at a recent potluck, & my husband was skeptical watching me make it, but he's a fan after he tried one."

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sharifreed
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2011

"This got rave reviews at a recent pot luck brunch...everyone wanted the recipe. So easy & very yummy!"

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JeanBaker
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2010

"Big hit at recent family get together. Good hot or cold (but better hot!)"

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scorpiossm
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2010

"sounds really yummy :p i love anything with cheese and spinach...thanx for the recipe :D"

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boogurr
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2010

"My family all enjoyed these."

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maggieaw
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2010

"We enjoy most all recipes that contain spinach, my daughter doesn't eat eat meat or chicken so I relish finding a great veggie dish. I substituted pepper jack for the monterey jack, it gave the dish a zippy flavor while not too hot. Made for good warm up later left overs too!"

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Typinmom
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2009

"This was bad. No favor."

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