Spinach Cheese Squares

Recipe by Divaconviva
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 18-20
YIELD: 54 canapes
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 1
    cup flour
  • 1
    cup milk
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    teaspoon baking powder
  • 1
    lb monterey jack cheese, shredded (Sometimes I use jack cheese with jalapenos)
  • 4
    cups spinach, fresh chopped, cooked and drained very well (I use bagged baby spinach, no washing & cooks in 2 minutes)
  • 3 -4
    tablespoons onions, minced
  • 12
    teaspoon mixed Italian herbs
  • 14
    teaspoon nutmeg
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Melt butter in a 9 X 13 pan. Either melt butter in microwave and then pour into pan, or place baking pan with butter into oven for a minute or two; then remove from oven and tip the pan so that the butter coats evenly on bottom and sides.
  • Beat eggs.
  • Mix flour into beaten eggs.
  • Stir in milk, salt and baking powder.
  • Add cheese and spinach, mixing well.
  • Add onion and seasonings, stirring thoroughly.
  • Spread into baking pan and bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.
  • Cool 30 minutes before serving.
  • Cut 6 across and 9 down for the perfect sized finger-food appetizer.
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