Passover Spinach Squares

Number of Servings: 16 (56g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 1 hour
Passover Spinach Squares

These spinach squares are pareve, containing neither meat nor dairy, and are often served as an appetizer at traditional Passover celebrations. Packed with spinach and leeks, this dish is a simple and flavorful appetizer that also works beautifully for any party where guests might appreciate a little extra veg in a light pre-dinner nibble.

Ingredients

  • 1½ lbs. spinach, stemmed
  • 1½ tsp. canola oil
  • 1 leek, white part only, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • ¾ tsp. oregano
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. pepper
  • 3 egg whites

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Coat an 8″x8″ baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a large pot, bring a small amount of water to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, add spinach, cover, and cook until the spinach is wilted (3-5 minutes). Drain and squeeze the spinach dry. Chop and place in a large bowl.
  3. Heat oil in a small skillet over low heat. Sauté the leek and garlic until tender (10 minutes). Add the leek mixture to the spinach. Stir in the lemon juice, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  4. In another large bowl, beat the egg whites until foamy using a mixer. Fold into the spinach mixture.
  5. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake until set (35-40 minutes). Let set 10 minutes before cutting into 2″ squares to serve.

Nutrition Facts

16 servings per container

Serving Size 56g

Amount per serving
Calories 20
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.5g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 80mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 1g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 47.4mg 4%
Iron 1.3mg 6%
Potassium 260mg 6%
Vitamin A 204.1mcg 25%
Vitamin C 13mg 15%
Vitamin E 1mg 6%
Vitamin K 208.6mcg 170%
Thiamin 0mg 0%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 0.8mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 86.6mcg 22%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.6mcg 4%
Chloride 55.5mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.1mg 0%
Phosphorus 24.4mg 2%
Iodine 4.3mcg 2%
Magnesium 36.1mg 8%
Zinc 0.2mg 0%
Selenium 1.8mcg 4%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 2.4mcg 4%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Spinach, Egg Whites, Leeks, Lemon Juice, Canola Oil, Garlic, Salt, Oregano, Black Pepper.

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