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Parmesan Spinach Cakes

September/October 2008

Your rating: None Average: 4 (437 votes)

If you like spinach-cheese pie, try these simple but elegant-looking little spinach cakes.



READER'S COMMENT:
"VERY tasty and easy to make! I used frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained/squeezed well, and I added a pinch of nutmeg. Also, when they were done, a pinch of shredded parm on top and browned them under the broiler. "

55 Reviews for Parmesan Spinach Cakes

01/25/2013
Anonymous
Delicious

I have made them several times and shared the recipe with family and friends. You can eat them cold, so I always make a double batch! The only alteration I've made is that I use half Parmesan and half Mozzarella so they aren't so salty. Love these!

Easy
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12/14/2012
Anonymous
Great and super healthy

I made these as i needed something quick and healthy to make for dinner, my son of 2 doesnt really like veggies but he ate it with a smile! I didnt have any parmezan cheese so i added qwark instead and some grated carrots, melted some cheese on top they were awesome!! Thank you !!

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08/13/2012
Anonymous
really yummy

I made these for my two year old and husband who hate veggies. They both loved them so much that I made some for my 83 year old aunt who also doesn't like veggies. They all got eaten and my family requested more.

easy
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08/11/2012
Decadent!

I used frozen spinach and won't do that again because the water content was ridiculous. I ended up lining a strainer with a coffee filter and draining but even after it seemed as though I had strained as much as I could, it still was somewhat swampy when I pressed it. I ended up talking small handfuls and squeezing the bejeebers out of it....ended up with an extra 3/4 cup of spinach juice in the bowl, so I'm sure if I hadn't done that, the final result would have been soup.

The next time I make this, I'll definitely eliminate all salt. I should have paid more attention to the reviewers who mentioned it was too salty. If I used a different cheese - like swiss? - maybe it wouldn't have been such a problem.

This is so thick and delicious, though, that I think I'll be able to convince my son-in-law to ditch his favorite spinach casserole recipe that uses Pepperidge Farm stuffing mix and replace it with this.

Creamy, delicious texture
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07/24/2012

These were absoulutely delicious. I used the ricatta cheese, and made nine instead of eight which ended up being the perfect amount using an average muffin pan. Very much ressembles a quiche.

easy, low calorie
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