Spinach Croquettes

Spinach Croquettes

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gaynel mohler

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@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

How to Make Spinach Croquettes

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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