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Spinach Balls

“Hot spinach balls contain lots of beta-carotene
and are guaranteed to be a party hit!”

1 pkg pfrozen shopped spinach
1 cup dry bread crumbs
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup minced onion
1-2 large cloved garlic, minced or shredded
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
1 pinch nutmeg
1/8 tsp. pepper

Unthaw spinach accordoing to directions on package and drain well.
Combine with other ingredients.
Form into 1″ diameter balls and place on lightly greased
cookie sheet. Chill several hours.
Bake at 325 for 25 to 30 minutes.

Makes about 36 balls.

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Tofu Parmigiana

Submitted by: Jill

Prep Time: approx. 25 Minutes
Cook Time: approx. 20 Minutes

” Breaded tofu alla parmigiana. You’ll just about swear this is
eggplant or veal! One of my husband’s favorites, and he doesn’t
even suspect! Serve with a simple crisp green salad,
angel hair pasta, and garlic bread. ”

1/2 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons dried oregano
salt to taste
ground black pepper to taste
1 (12 ounce) package firm tofu
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1 clove garlic, minced
4 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

1 In a small bowl, combine bread crumbs, 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese,
1 teaspoon oregano, and salt and black pepper.

2 Slice tofu into 1/4 inch thick slices, and place in bowl of cold water.
One at a time, press tofu slices into crumb mixture, turning to coat all sides.

3 Heat oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook tofu slices
until crisp on one side. Drizzle with a bit more olive oil,
turn, and brown on the other side.

4 Combine tomato sauce, basil, garlic, and 1 teaspoon oregano.
Place a thin layer of sauce in an 8 inch square baking pan.
Arrange tofu slices in the pan. Spoon remaining sauce over tofu.
Top with shredded mozzarella and 3 tablespoons Parmesan.

5 Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 20 minutes.

Makes 4 servings

Nutrition at a glance
Servings Per Recipe: 4
amount per serving
Calories 300
Protein 19g
Total Fat 18g
Sodium 991mg
Cholesterol 21mg
Carbohydrates 18g
Fiber 2g

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No Mess (un)Grilled Cheese & Tomato

By: Barbi

Cut a thick slice of tomato and microwave it for 30 seconds.
Toast some bread. Add cheese to both sides of bread.
Take the tomato slice (it will be boiling hot, be careful)
and place between the cheeses.
Let sandwich sit for a minute. Your cheese will now be melted.

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