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Makeover Garlic Spinach Balls

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"In her Prattville, Alabama kitchen, Amy Hornbuckle bakes these yummy spinach balls without an ounce of guilt. That's because this recipe cut 72% of the cholesterol and 44% of the calories from the original version."
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Ingredients

40 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients. Stir in spinach until blended. Roll into 1-in. balls. Place in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: 3 balls equals 165 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 464 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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Most helpful positive review

These were good. I cut the recipe in half and used italian seasoned bread crumbs in place of the stuffing, and 2 eggs instead of egg substitute. I had to bake them about 25 minutes. Good flavor!...

Most helpful critical review

I thought they were just okay. My guests seemed to like them a great deal though. What I did differently: 2 cloves instead of one bread crumbs instead of stuffing and I heated up some spaghetti...

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These were good. I cut the recipe in half and used italian seasoned bread crumbs in place of the stuffing, and 2 eggs instead of egg substitute. I had to bake them about 25 minutes. Good flavor!...

To make these even healthier, I used rolled oats in place of the stuffing, egg substitute only and eliminated the butter all together. They rolled well and baked up beautifully. I really enjoyed...

I thought they were just okay. My guests seemed to like them a great deal though. What I did differently: 2 cloves instead of one bread crumbs instead of stuffing and I heated up some spaghetti...

Being from Alabama myself I try everythinf from other Alabamians. I don't always like it but these were great. I love almost all thing vegetable, and if in the process you can cut some fat and...

needs a little more seasoning for flavoring, but great base!

These are fantastic! I don't eat meat in February and these were really flavorful and fairly healthy because you only bake them instead of fry them. I will definatly have to use them again some ...