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Spinach Roll Ups with Ham and Cream Cheese
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Spinach Roll Ups with Ham and Cream Cheese, an easy and incredibly tasty appetizer, that can be a healthy and delicious addition to your child's school lunch box or to the picnic basket.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Romanian
Keyword: kids food ideas
Servings: 12 roll ups
Calories: 185 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 (heaped) tbsp plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2/3 cup frozen spinach (thawed and water squeezed)
  • a pinch of salt
  • 3 ham slices
  • 400 g cream cheese
  1. To make the sponge, separate the egg whites from the egg yolks.

  2. Beat the egg whites with a pinch of salt until they form stiff peaks.

  3. Add the eggs, flour,baking poweder and mix well, then add the oil and spinach and mix again.

  4. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius (356 Fahrenheit).

  5. Line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper, and lightly grease and flour it.

  6. Spread the batter over, and bake it in the oven for 10 minutes.

  7. Remove from the oven, and gently roll it,then wrap into a clean kitchen towel, and leave to cool completely. 

  8. Unroll it, spread the cream cheese over, and arrange the ham slices, then roll it tightly from the bottom up.

  9. Wrap the roll in kitchen foil and refrigerate for at least 3-4 hours before slicing.

  10. Serve cold!

Recipe Notes
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Nutrition Facts
Spinach Roll Ups with Ham and Cream Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 185 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 10g50%
Cholesterol 95mg32%
Sodium 217mg9%
Potassium 137mg4%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 1545IU31%
Vitamin C 0.5mg1%
Calcium 61mg6%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.