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Baked Oysters and Spinach

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Baked oysters are usually served as an appetizer for wine tasting menus since they are light, have a distinctive taste and party vibe. Oysters have a deliciously briny and flavorful meat and are considered a delicacy around the world.

Oysters are packed with nutrients. They’re high in vitamins and minerals. They are also a versatile ingredient. They can be a great addition to pasta dishes or stews and soups. You can also fry them in bread crumbs to create a great texture. Try our fried oyster recipe. You can also grill the oysters to create a delicious twist on most regular oyster recipes.

This baked oyster recipe has a cheese filling with four types of cheese. You can omit the smoked paprika if you don’t like the smoky flavor.


16 fresh oysters
5 oz ricotta cheese
1/4 cup grated Monterey jack cheese
1/4 cup grated cheddar
1 tsp smoked paprika
4 oz bacon
1 oz chopped spinach
2 tsp garlic powder
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

  1. Cut bacon into smaller pieces and cook until crisp. Set aside to cool.
  2. Shuck the oysters and leave them in the bottom half of the shell.
  3. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
  4. Squeeze the chopped spinach to remove excess moisture.
  5. In a bowl, combine ricotta, Monterey jack cheese, cheddar, bacon bits, spinach, garlic powder, and smoked paprika.
  6. Set the oysters in their shells on the baking sheet.
  7. Scoop a dollop of cheese filling and top over the oyster.
  8. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  9. Bake for 10 minutes, until the cheese is golden. Serve warm.



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