Spinach and Meat Cakes
Makes: 6 Servings

Spinach and Meat Cakes

Enjoy these spinach and meat cakes over brown rice, and with a side of roasted sweet potatoes. 

Prep time: 5-10 minutes

Cook time: 12 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef, 7% fat (93% lean)
  • 16 ounces frozen spinach, chopped (may substitute 2 bunches of fresh spinach)
  • 1/2 onion (small, finely chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Black pepper (to taste)
  • 3 cups brown rice, cooked
Serving Size: 2 meat cakes
 
NutrientsAmount
Calories459
Total Fat6 g
Saturated Fat2 g
Cholesterol44 mg
Sodium307 mg
Total Carbohydrate75 g
Dietary Fiber7 g
Total Sugars2 g
Added Sugars included0 g
Protein25 g

Directions

  1. Preheat frying pan (no oil).
  2. Combine all ingredients except brown rice in a large mixing bowl. Mix well.
  3. Form mixture into 12 small balls.
  4. Place in frying pan and flatten into patties using spatula.
  5. Cook over medium heat until cooked on both sides.
  6. Serve over brown rice.

Recipe Source: choosemyplate.gov

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