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Saturday, January 15, 2011

COOKING WITH CLORIS -- MOZZARELLA SPINACH CAKES


Do your kids turn their noses up at vegetables? Today Cloris has a spinach recipe that will have them asking for seconds. -- AP

MOZZARELLA SPINACH CAKES
(serves 4)

Ingredients:
1 box frozen chopped spinach, defrosted and drained
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 lg. egg
whole wheat bread crumbs
2 tablespons olive oil
1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Whisk together egg, garlic, Parmesan cheese, and seasoning. Stir in spinach. Add bread crumbs a little at a time until mixture holds together to form into four patties. Heat olive oil in frying pan. Add patties. Cook until browned. Flip patties and cook second side until brown. Place patties on paper towel covered plate to drain excess oil. Transfer to toaster oven broiler pan. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Place in toaster oven and broil until cheese melts and turns golden brown.

Yummy, right? How can anyone not love spinach when served like this? -- AP

1 comment:

traveler said...

A healthy and delectable choice. I would definitely make these. Similar to latkes.