Spinach Croquettes

Recetas del Señor Señor
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Spinach Croquettes
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Description

These bite-sized Hors d'Oeurves are a sure way to stem your appetite as you await the main course. They are great for any festive occasion, including holidays, birthdays, and anniversaries. Their crunch will please even the pickiest of eaters.

Ingredients

600 grams spinach
water (salted)
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour (sifted)
750 milliliters milk (heated)
salt
ground black pepper
nutmeg
pinenuts (toasted)
1 eggs (beaten)
bread crumbs
vegetable oil (for frying)

Directions

1Boil the spinach in salted water for 8 minutes. Drain well and set aside.
2To make the bechamel sauce, melt the butter in a saucepan, add the sifted flour (to avoid lumps), and mix together until heated up. Little by little, add the hot milk. Salt and pepper to taste and add a pinch of nutmeg.
3Once the sauce is done, add the spinach and a handful of toasted pine nuts and mix well.
4Spread the batter out on a flat pan and let cool in the refrigerator 1 hour.
5Pinch off sections of batter and roll into balls. Coat in beaten egg and bread crumbs.
6Fry in plenty of hot oil.
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NutritionView more

380Calories
Sodium24%DV580mg
Fat35%DV23g
Protein35%DV18g
Carbs9%DV28g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories380Calories from Fat210
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat23g35%
Saturated Fat8g40%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol85mg28%
Sodium580mg24%
Potassium1350mg39%
Protein18g35%
Calories from Fat210
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate28g9%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars13g26%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.