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Meatless Monday: Spinach Mozzarella Croissants

BBmeatlessmonday Meatless Monday: Spinach Mozzarella Croissants

Meatless Mondays is a weekly feature which will showcase some of my hits and probably misses with living a meatless life. Many of you know I stopped eating meat about a year ago for personal reasons. While, I haven’t had any desire to go back to eating meat, it has been a struggle to find healthy foods to eat.

Everywhere you go, meat is the main dish. Since I was new to this lifestyle, it led me to eating unhealthy options. I’m on a path now to cook healthier options at home without meat. While going meatless is a personal choice for me, you can still save money by having one meatless meal a week.

Will you join me on this journey by preparing one meatless dish every week?

Spinach Mozzarella Croissants

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Ingredients

  • 1 Package Refrigerated Croissants
  • Fresh Spinach
  • Mozzarella Cheese (Slices are easiest)
  • Freshly grated Parmesan or Romano Cheese (Of course, I like using my Ninja Chopper to grate mine easily and quickly! We’ve said GOODbye to the fake parmesan forever!)

Place a slice of mozzarella cheese on one wedge of croissant.

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Place a few pieces of spinach on top of the mozzarella.

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Sprinkle with the freshly grated parmesan or romano cheese.

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Roll the crossants from the point to the wide portion.

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Cook at 350 degrees for around 8-10 minutes…until cheese is melted and croissants are cooked thoroughly.

These make a great party favor too!

Post Dinner Analysis

I love these. I could eat these a couple nights a week.

Freezer Friendly

Cook and then put in a freezer bag for easy freezing. Reheat in microwave or warm up in oven.

Meat it Up

The kids prefer when I substitute the spinach for pepperoni.

Vegan Option

Use vegan cheese.

If you have any questions about the vegetarian lifestyle, you can read more about it at GoVeg.com.

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comments { 6 Comments }
  • Jaime - January 10, 2011 @ 10:07 am 1

    omg – i want to eat these now! they look so dee-lish! thanks

  • Heidi - January 10, 2011 @ 11:24 am 2

    So glad this feature is back! This look really tasty. Could probably add a little pesto or some feta or goat cheese in there as well.

    I’ve made them before for my daughter without the pepperoni – didn’t feel like it added much to it and made it more of a pain for me.

    Thanks – going to add this to my springpad.

  • Coupon Crocodile - January 10, 2011 @ 12:14 pm 3

    Yum-o! Unfortunately for me, I gave up eating gluten and have yet to find a gf bread recipe that I like. Sniff. But they look so pretty.

  • Jaime R - March 11, 2011 @ 5:17 pm 4

    making these tonight! thanks again!

  • Jaime R - March 11, 2011 @ 10:43 pm 5

    i made these, they are dee-lish! Well, actually my 6 1/2 year old put them together! I cant wait to eat them again! thanks again

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