Finnish spinach roll

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45 min


1 Servings


  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 separated eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 pkg chopped spinach , cooked
  • 1/4 cup ham , chopped in little squares
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • pinch nutmeg


  • Cook spinach in microwave for about 5 minutes. Then toss spinach and ham in 2 tablespoons of butter in a frying pan with salt and pepper and nutmeg. Set aside.
  • Turn oven on to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl add flour with baking powder and salt.
  • In a smaller bowl beat egg yolks with milk and add to flour mixture. Whisk quickly until smooth.
  • In a medium sized bowl beat egg whites until stiff. Then fold into batter.
  • Grease Jelly roll pan with Pam……or melt 2 Tablespoons of butter in Jelly roll pan making sure it is completely covered. Pour in Batter.
  • Bake in 350 degree oven for about 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let partially cool. Very Hot!
  • Spread spinach and ham mixture evenly over crepe and then roll Jelly roll fashion.
  • Serve sliced while hot with cheese sauce.
  • CHEESE SAUCE – Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in saucepan, whisk in 3 tablespoons of flour and cook over medium heat for 1 minute. Gradually whisk in 2 cups milk. Bring to a boil stirring constantly, until smooth and thick. Add 1 cup grated cheese or 6 slices of cheese.

You will need a small, medium and large bowl for this recipe. Spinach Roll may be made ahead and frozen (wrap in aluminum foil). Make the cheese sauce just before you serve. Accompany this with a nice tossed salad. Takes awhile to prepare but is well worth it!