Saturday, September 20, 2008

Baked Spinach with Eggs

1/4 cup butter
1 onion, peeled and chopped
1 cloves garlic, minced
1 can spinach, drained
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
use1 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
4 large eggs
1/4 cup milk

Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly grease a medium baking dish.
In a large pot, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes to soften. Add spinach and salt. Reduce heat to low.

Sprinkle half of the mozzarella cheese in the bottom of prepared baking dish. Spoon in spinach mixture and sprinkle with paprika, pepper and nutmeg.

In a medium bowl, beat together egg and milk; pour over spinach mixture. Top with remaining mozzarella cheese.
Bake until the cheese bubbles, about 20 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting.
Makes 6 servings.

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