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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 359.1
  • Total Fat: 37.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 35.4 mg
  • Sodium: 517.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 3.1 g

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Spinach and Onion Kugel

Submitted by: ARMYMOM46

Introduction

This is a recipe that my mom has given me. She adjusted to fit our diets and we use when we want a change of flavor in our diet This is a recipe that my mom has given me. She adjusted to fit our diets and we use when we want a change of flavor in our diet
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 c. whole wheat orzo
    1 Tbsp plus 1 tsp. olive oil
    1 Sweet onion, chopped
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    1/2 tsp. sugar
    1/2 tsp. dried marjoram
    1 (6oz) bag baby spinach
    3/4 tsp. salt
    1/4 tsp. black pepper
    1 large egg plus 1 egg white
    1/4 c. panko (Japanese bread crumps)

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Directions

Makes 6 servings. May if you wish omit the sugar and panko for even fewer calories.
1. Preheat the oven to 350. Spray a 9-inch square baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
2. Cook the orzo according to package directions, ommitting the salt it you want.
3. While the orzo is cooking, heat 1Tbsp. of the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic and sugar; cook stiring frequently, until the onion is lightly brown, 10-12 mins. Stir in the marjoram. Add half the spinich and cook, stirring constantly, just until wilted, about 1 min. Repeat with the remaining spinach. Remove the skillet from the heat; stir in the salt and pepper.
4. Drain the orzo. Add to the spinach mixture, along with the egg and egg white; mix well. Transfer to the prepared baking dish and sprinkle evenly with the panko. Drizzle the top with the remaining 1 tsp. of olive oil. Bake until browned and bubbling, about 20 mins. Let stand 5 mins. Cut into 6 squares.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SGTMCKINNEY.






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