Monday

Meatless Monday Recipe Katie's Spinach Omelet Roll

Sorry about the photo it is an old one from my photo album ( I thought I was going to write a cookbook someday)


What You’ll Need
12 Eggs separated (yolks in one bowl whites in another)
1 Cup milk
2 10 oz packages frozen spinach (chopped)
1 Cup swiss cheese (shredded)
2 Tbsp butter
2 Tbsp all purpose white flour
½ tsp Salt
½ tsp Black pepper
1 Cup salsa (your favorite) or fresh tomatoes and onions (chopped)
Non stick cooking Spray
15 ½ x 10 ½ Jelly Roll Pan
Wax Paper
Saucepan
Whisk
1 Medium mixing bowl
1 Large mixing bowl
Hand mixer
Cloth towel
Before You Start: Line jelly roll pan with wax paper and spray with cooking spray. Preheat oven to 350°.

Let’s Make It
! In a saucepan over medium high melt butter, and add flour, milk, salt and pepper, whisk well to avoid lumps. Cook until thickened. Reduce heat to low. In a medium mixing bowl whisk egg yolks well.

Slowly add egg yolks to saucepan mixture and increase heat to medium low, stir often and cook until thickened. Remove from heat and allow to cool for about 15 minutes. In a large bowl beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Using a rubber spatula gently fold the cooled yolk mixture into the egg whites.

Spread into jelly roll pan. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Prepare spinach according to package directions and drain well. Place a clean cloth towel onto your counter and invert the omelet onto the towel. Peel away the wax paper. Spread spinach evenly over the omelet, sprinkle evenly with cheese, and roll up. Cut into slices and serve with salsa( or chopped tomatoes and onions) on the side.

Serves 4-6

**Katie’s Tid Bits** Need it quicker? Use leftover spinach. Make and omelet in your skillet as usual, spoon in leftover spinach, (cooked bacon  if you don't want it meatless) and cheese. Fold and eat.

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15 comments:

Odie Langley said...

They say you eat first with your eyes and it is a pretty dish.

Thisisme. said...

Another one for my recipe folder! Thanks for sharing. If you drop in to my Blog today, you will see that you got a mention and Facing50withhumour.blogspot.com gave you a good shout for helping us out with the Grab My Button for Desiree over at Driftwood Ramblings! Thanks again for doing that.

Wendy McDonagh-Valentine said...

Hi Katherine. Thank you so much for visiting my blog. I just became another one of your MANY followers!! : ) This recipe looks absolutely yummy and I can't wait to try it!! We've been eating a lot of fresh spinach around here so I'm always looking for new spinach recipes. Have a wonderful day and I look forward to catching up on some of your old posts.

~ Wendy
http://Crickleberrycottage.blogspot.com/

Kathy said...

Thanks Katherine I'm going to try this one on Wednesday when my oldest, vegtable hating child is not going to be eating with us! I always love stopping by! Thanks again!

Krithi's Kitchen said...

Looks so pretty.... Good one...

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Bossy Betty said...

Love the look of this dish!! Thanks!

Betty Ray said...

Oh wow, this looks really good. Never would've though to not combine the spinach with the eggs. Would make a lovely brunch dish!

Desert Dreaming said...

OK...this just isn't fair, the picture makes you want to grab it right out of the computer...this is a recipe I will make for may family from out of town this weekend. Thank you so much for sharing.

Joni

Ms. A said...

My daughter will go crazy over this one! Hope you don't mind if I send it to her.

Christina Lucas said...

This is such a beautiful take on the traditional omelet! Thank you so much for sharing it on The Blog Entourage today!:)

Debby@Just Breathe said...

I've never seen anything like that. It sounds delicious. Thank you.

Adriana Iris said...

lovely to have found your blog

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Annie said...

Oh, sounds and looks delicious. This is one I have got to try soon.

adrielleroyale said...

Looks delicious!! :) I LOVE spinach, so this looks like the perfect recipe to try.