Spinach Squares

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.


4 dozen

Updated: Oct. 13, 2022
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


  • 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


  1. 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.
  2. 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.