Recipe: Cottage Cheese And Spinach Filled Ham Rolls

These will make a hearty appetizer or a light supper.


  • 1 1/2 Lbs thinly sliced naturally cured ham
  • 2 cups cooked soaked or sprouted brown rice
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 pastured egg plus 1 egg white (save yolk for sauce)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 10-ounce package frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry, or 1 pound of fresh spinach, steamed until wilted and squeezed dry
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Paprika, optional
  • 1/2 to 1 cup mustard sauce (ingredients and instructions below)
  • 2 Tbsp. Dijon-style mustard (for sauce)
  • 2 cups cultured sour cream (for sauce)
  • 1 egg yolk (for sauce)
  • 1 Tbsp. arrowroot powder (for sauce)
  • Salt and pepper to taste (for sauce)


  1. Mix all sauce ingredients together and whisk until smooth. Set aside.
  2. In a medium-size bowl mix cottage cheese, eggs, brown rice, onion, spinach, salt, and enough mustard sauce to hold mixture together.
  3. Place about 2 tablespoons of spinach mixture on each ham slice and roll up. Place seam side down in a buttered 9x11-inch baking dish. Spoon sauce over. Sprinkle with paprika if desired.
  4. Bake at 350°F, uncovered, for 30 to 35 minutes.

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