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Spinach Fritters

Delilicious: Spinach Fritters

One of the best things about leftovers is that they make great kid-friendly food the next day. Inspired by Rachael Ray's Everyday magazine, I made some tasty spinach fritters and pork chops the other night. Rather than cooking up another meal the following evening, I zapped small portions of the previous night's dinner for my daughter. Much to my surprise, she LOVED the spinach fritters. Corn, carrots, zucchini and green beans have all been staples in her diet, but spinach, — forget it! I relished in her veggie delight, especially knowing that it didn't take a sneaky chef to convince her to eat a healthier, yet tasty, option.

To see how to make these yummy treats,

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Spinach Fritters

Spinach Fritters

Spinach Dishes

Ingredients

  1. One 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  2. 1/4 onion finely chopped (about 1/4 cup)
  3. 1 large eggs
  4. 2 tablespoons flour
  5. 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  6. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  7. Salt and pepper

Directions

In a large bowl, stir together the spinach, onion, 2 eggs, flour and cumin; season with salt and pepper.
In a large nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat.
Spoon heaping tablespoons of the spinach batter into the oil.
Cook the fritters until crisp and browned, about 2 minutes on each side.

Join The Conversation
bekbork bekbork 8 years
looks like cow flops. Yucky yucky
Ericka Ericka 8 years
Agreed, when I first saw this I thought "Eew what is that?", but I love spinach and I'll definitely try this.
azucar_ame azucar_ame 8 years
Mmmmmm I LOVE Spinach!!!
lauraxtc lauraxtc 8 years
LOOKS NASTY BUT I BET IT MUST TASTE GOOD. THAT MAY NOT BE APPEALING FOR KIDS.
Greggie Greggie 8 years
They'd actually make mine less likely, at least the one who won't currently eat it. *lol* He'd seriously gag on sight. Unfortunate, because I do love fritters.
babysugar babysugar 8 years
You guys are totally right - they don't look that great but they taste great and even better - they get the youngsters to eat spinach! :)
Mariannie Mariannie 8 years
I'm going to try this...thanks!
meandtheo meandtheo 8 years
i agree that look really bad! i looked at the pic before the post and thought the post was going to be on some bacteria or something! Ha! i am sure they are delicious...
Greggie Greggie 8 years
Those sound delicious but look... not.
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