spinach croquettes

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By gaynel mohler
from junction city, OH

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

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serves 16 pieces
prep time 30 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For spinach croquettes

  • 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
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How To Make spinach croquettes

  • 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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