Mini Spinach Bites

These mini morsels are small in size but huge on flavor. Fun and festive appetizer!

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 small onion - diced
  • 1 garlic clove - minced
  • 1 (11oz) package Olivia's Organics baby spinach - chopped small
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup low fat ricotta
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper - to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha

Preparation

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Melt the butter in a sauté pan. Add the onion and sauté for approximately 5 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté another minute. Remove from heat and mix together with spinach. Set aside to slightly cool.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the eggs and mix in the ricotta, mozzarella and Parmesan. Stir in the sriracha and season with salt and pepper.
  • Combine spinach and egg/cheese mixture together.
  • Butter or spray a 24 cup mini muffin pan and fill with spinach mixture. If desired, sprinkle each with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes.

Categories: Appetizer, Spinach