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JodyBarton
06-07-2013, 11:56 AM
I have been making these for YEARS! I double the recipe & freeze. high protein, and YUMMY! our whole family inhales them. ENJOY~

http://weelicious.com/2010/07/29/spinach-ricotta-bites/

Ingredients
2 tablespoons butter
1 small yellow onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
2 large eggs, beaten
1 cup ricotta cheese (low or full fat ricotta will work)
1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
1 10 oz pkg frozen chopped spinach, defrosted and drained well (i use my hands to squeeze as much liquid out of the spinach as possible)
1/4 teaspoon salt

Preparation
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Melt the butter in a sauté pan over medium heat and cook the onions for 4 minutes until tender.
3. Add the garlic and cook an additional minute then set aside to cool.
4. Whisk eggs in a bowl and stir in ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan cheeses.
5. Once combined, stir in spinach, salt and cooled onion and garlic mixture.
6. Pour the mixture into lightly greased mini muffin cups.
7. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the filling is set and golden on top.
8. Serve.

tygereye
06-07-2013, 03:08 PM
This sounds good!! I might have to try these... Do you bake before freezing? Or freeze first?

JodyBarton
06-07-2013, 08:10 PM
This sounds good!! I might have to try these... Do you bake before freezing? Or freeze first?

bake, then freeze!