Spinach Croquettes Recipe

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Spinach Croquettes

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


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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