Spinach Croquettes Recipe

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Spinach Croquettes

gaynel mohler

By
@gaynel

found this in an old magazine from a few years ago.


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Serves:

16 pieces

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

2 lb
fresh spinach, trimmed of thick stems, well washed
1
medium onion , roughly chopped
3
eggs lightly beaten
1 c
grated gruyere cheese
1 c
bread cumbs
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 Tbsp
butter, unsalted

Directions Step-By-Step

1
place spinach and onion in a pot of salted boiling water and boil one minute until spinach wilts.drain thoroughly
2
cool, squeeze spinach and chop.
3
mix spinach/onion with eggs, bread crumbs and grated cheese. add salt and pepper and mix again
4
form each into a scant 1/4 cup croquette patties. approximately 16
5
let stand 5 or 10 minutes, or cover with plastic and refrigerate overnight or several hours. (let come to room temperature before frying)
6
place oil and butter in large skillet over medium high heat. in batches so crouquettes don't touch, adjust heat and brown without burning about 3 to 4 minutes, turn and brown the other side.
7
continue untill all croquettes are cooked. can be cooked ahead and kept warm in a low oven 250 degrees.
8
PER PIECE: 99 calories; 5 g.fat; 6 g.protein; 8 g.carbohydrates; 1g fiber

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