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Spinach Squares

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.
  • Makes
    4 dozen

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 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • Sliced pimientos, optional

Directions

  • Brush the bottom and sides of a 13x9-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.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean and edges are lightly browned. Cut into squares. Garnish with pimientos if desired.
Nutrition Facts
3 each: 175 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 344mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 10g protein.

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