Posted inMain Dishes, Vegetarian

A delicious veggie Spinach Roll for lunch — a recipe with spinach and cheese

Credit: MediaPartisans

As this recipe shows, vegetarian meals can be really tasty. It doesn’t take a lot of hard work either — you just need to chop up a few vegetables, mix the right ingredients, and then you’re on your way…

Spinach Roll with Cheese

Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Main Dishes


  • Pan
  • Bowl
  • Square-shaped pan
  • Dishcloth


  • 1 olive oil
  • 1 diced onion
  • 1 finely chopped garlic clove
  • 16 oz spinach
  • 0.5 cup flour
  • 3.5 oz breadcrumbs
  • 3.5 oz grated cheese
  • 0.5 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 salt and pepper
  • 4 beaten egg whites
  • 3.5 oz finely chopped mushrooms
  • 2 finely grated carrots
  • 2.5 oz grated cheese
  • 1.75 oz grated mozzarella baked on top


  • Sweat the onions with olive oil in a pan and add the garlic. Then add the spinach and fry it until it is cooked.
  • Spoon the mixture into a bowl before adding the flour, breadcrumbs, cheese, and herbs. Add the egg yolks with the salt and pepper to the bowl and mix everything.
  • Beat the egg whites until they're stiff. Fold the beaten egg whites into the spinach mix.
  • Spread the mixture in a greased square-shaped pan. Bake the spinach pastry for 20 minutes at 320°F.
  • Fry the mushrooms with the carrots and some oil in a pan.
  • Place the spinach square on a clean dishcloth and spoon the mushroom and carrot mix onto the center. Sprinkle some grated cheese on top. Roll up the spinach square using the dishcloth.
  • Sprinkle the mozzarella on top and place the spinach roll back in the oven so that the cheese melts into it.


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This dish proves that you can create surprisingly great-tasting meals without using meat. It’s so simple to make and helps toward your 5 a Day, too. Now dig in before it gets cold!