Spinach and Bacon Bites
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
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
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.
Makes approximately 50 one inch square bites.