Spinach Bake

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Recipe Copyright © 2019 Eggland’s Best.

Nutrition Facts

Spinach Bake

CaloriesCalories

70 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

7g Per Serving

FiberFiber

1g Per Serving
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Calories 70
Total Fat 3.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Cholesterol 93 mg
Sodium 175 mg
Total Carbohydrate 3 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 7 g

Dietary Exchanges
1 lean meat

Ingredients

Servings  12   Serving Size   4 x 1 1/2-inch slice

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 1/2 cups low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard (or) OR
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard (lowest sodium available)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 10 ounces frozen chopped spinach, cooked, drained and squeezed dry
  • 1 teaspoon minced pimiento, drained

Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly spray a 2-quart casserole or baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, beat together the ricotta cheese, eggs, onion, flour, salt, dry mustard and nutmeg.
  3. Place the spinach in the casserole dish, spreading to cover the bottom. Pour the ricotta mixture over the spinach.
  4. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  5. Remove from the oven. Let cool before slicing. Just before serving, garnish with the pimiento.

 

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