Spinach and Cheese Squares

Spinach and Cheese Squares

These nutritious nibblers can be made ahead of time. They can be refrigerated or frozen and then reheated at party time.

Number of Servings: 18
Serving Size: 2 squares


large eggs, or 1/2 cup egg substitute - 2
whole-wheat flour - 6 tbsp
frozen, chopped spinach, thawed - 1 (10 oz)
low-fat cottage cheese - 2 cups
reduced-fat Cheddar cheese - 2 cups
fresh ground black pepper - 1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper - 1/8 tsp
nutmeg - pinch
wheat germ - 3 tbsp

  1. In a large bowl beat the eggs with the flour until the mixture is smooth.

  2. Add the spinach, cheeses, cayenne, and nutmeg, and mix the ingredients well. Pour mixture into a nonstick coated 13 x 9 x 2 -inch baking pan.

  3. Sprinkle the top with wheat germ and bake at 350 degrees F for about 45 minutes.

  4. Let stand for about 10 minutes and then cut into 1 1/2-inch squares for serving.

Exchanges Per Serving

1 Lean Meat

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving
Calories 66
Calories from Fat 18
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 14 mg
Sodium 303 mg
Total Carbohydrate 4 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Protein 8 g

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