Spinach Cakes Recipe

Looking for an easy Spinach cakes recipe? Learn how to make Spinach cakes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cmaddpotter

Makes 4 servings



Compliments of food network and Rachel Ray!

Recipe Ingredients for Spinach cakes

20 ounce frozen chopped spinach
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup egg beater
1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1 salt and pepper

Recipe Directions for Spinach cakes

  1. Defrost spinach in microwave. Wring spinach dry by nesting in kitchen towel and twisting towel over garbage bowl or sink until spinach has given off all of its liquid. Place spinach in a medium mixing bowl. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat, add oil and onion and saute the onion until soft, 5 minutes. Add onion to spinach in bowl and return pan to stove top. Turn off heat.

  2. Add remaining ingredients to spinach: bread crumbs, cheese, egg, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Combine mixture with a fork, then form into 3-inch patties. Set aside

  3. Add 2 tablespoons oil to spinach cakes pan and set cakes in to cook. Work in 2 batches if necessary. Cook cakes 3 minutes on each side.

Categories

Vegetables, Appetizers, Brunch, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 207.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
234
Calories from Fat
129
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.3g
22%
Saturated Fat
3.3g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
503mg
21%
Potassium
879mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
17.3g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3.9g
16%
Sugars
2.5g
Protein
11.3g
Vitamin A 268% Vitamin C 69%
Calcium 27% Iron 28%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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