Spinach Croquettes

Spinach Croquettes Recipe

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gaynel mohler


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

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16 pieces
30 Min
10 Min


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

How to Make Spinach Croquettes


  • 1place spinach and onion in a pot of salted boiling water and boil one minute until spinach wilts.drain thoroughly
  • 2cool, squeeze spinach and chop.
  • 3mix spinach/onion with eggs, bread crumbs and grated cheese. add salt and pepper and mix again
  • 4form each into a scant 1/4 cup croquette patties. approximately 16
  • 5let stand 5 or 10 minutes, or cover with plastic and refrigerate overnight or several hours. (let come to room temperature before frying)
  • 6place 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.
  • 7continue untill all croquettes are cooked. can be cooked ahead and kept warm in a low oven 250 degrees.
  • 8PER PIECE: 99 calories; 5 g.fat; 6 g.protein; 8 g.carbohydrates; 1g fiber

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