Spinach and Bacon Bites

Ingredients:

1 (10 ounce) package of fresh baby spinach, cut in ribbons

1 onion, diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon butter for cooking above ingredients

8 ounces of bacon, cooked and torn in small pieces

1 cup flour

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking powder

2 eggs

1 cup of Lamers Dairy Dairyland’s Best whole milk

2 tablespoons butter, melted

1 (8 ounce) package of Italian blend or other shredded cheese of your choice

Pepper to taste

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a 9 x 13 baking dish with butter.

Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a large fry pan. Add onions, garlic and a sprinkle of salt and cook for a minute or so on medium high heat. Add spinach and cook to wilt spinach and cook onions through. Do not color. Turn off heat and stir in cooked bacon.

In a medium bowl whisk together eggs, Lamers Dairy Dairyland’s Best whole milk and melted butter.

In a separate large bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, salt and pepper together. Add egg and milk mixture. Add cheese and stir. Finally incorporate spinach and bacon mixture.

Spread into the greased 9 x 13 pan and bake at 375 degrees for approximately 30 minutes or until top is golden.

Serve warm.

Makes approximately 50 one inch square bites.

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