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Creamy Parmesan Spinach Squares Recipe

Contributors: Emily Cooper, RD, LD

Published: May 7, 2015

A rectangular white plate holding three parmesan spinach squares

These creamy squares will have your kids gobbling up their greens. Eat them as a side or snack.

Watch how they're made.


20 ounces frozen chopped spinach, thawed
3 large eggs
1 cup fat-free milk
1 cup white whole-wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1½ cups (6 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese


Before you begin: Wash your hands.

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Spray a 13-by-9-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. Place chopped spinach in a colander set over a sink or large bowl. Squeeze out as much excess water in spinach as possible. Set aside.
  4. Whisk together eggs and milk in a medium bowl. Add flour and baking powder to egg mixture. Stir to combine.
  5. Add cheeses and spinach. Mix until thoroughly combined.
  6. Transfer mixture to prepared baking dish, spreading evenly.
  7. Bake for 35 minutes, or until firm and edges are golden brown.
  8. Let cool 20 minutes. Slice into 24 squares.
  9. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 2-by-2-inch square
Serves 24

Calories: 73; Total fat: 3g; Saturated fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 31mg; Sodium: 125mg; Carbohydrates: 6g; Fiber: 1g; Sugars: 1g; Protein: 5g; Potassium: N/A; Phosphorus: N/A

Emily Cooper, RD, LD, is a New Hampshire-based dietitian. She is the author of the blog,

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