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Delicious Herbed Spinach and Kale Balls

Rated as 4.74 out of 5 Stars
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"An old Weight Watchers® recipe with many modifications through the years. Delicious and nutritious. Kids love them!"
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Ingredients

45 m servings 139
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray or line with parchment paper.
  2. Combine spinach, onion, 5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon olive oil, and eggs together in a large bowl. Add kale, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, sea salt, garlic powder, thyme, sage, rosemary, oregano, and black pepper; mix thoroughly using your hands.
  3. Form mixture into 1 1/2-inch balls and arrange on the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes; flip and continue baking until lightly browned, 10 to 20 more minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Melted butter can be used instead of olive oil. Matzoh meal or ground bread crumbs can be used instead of seasoned bread crumbs. Romano cheese can be used instead of Parmesan cheese. Crushed garlic (2 to 4 cloves) can be used instead of garlic powder.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 139 calories; 8.3 11.9 5.7 33 320 Full nutrition

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Great way to prepare a quick and healthy snack. I found a 4lb bag of frozen kale at my local Costco for 3.99 so these will become a staple in my house. I used panko because that's what I had an...

Most helpful critical review

Three stars I thought I would love it but it was just OK not as flavorful as I hoped, made it per recipe. Next time I will add more spinach and less kale and more spices also maybe garlic.

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Great way to prepare a quick and healthy snack. I found a 4lb bag of frozen kale at my local Costco for 3.99 so these will become a staple in my house. I used panko because that's what I had an...

I was totally overwhelmed by my farm share veggie share. I didn't want to do kale chips (again!) so was trying to find something different. I don't know how accurately I can review this becaus...

Used these as an appetizer for Thanksgiving, this year. LOVED them! I had a tough time finding frozen Kale, and may make these with all spinach in the future. I sauteed the onion in a couple Tbs...

When I ate one it was way better than I expected them to be. I decided to make this recipe because I needed to get rid of some frozen kale and spinach I bought at costco. The things I changed wa...

Delicious! Great for a snack, appetizer, or side dish. I use fresh parmesan which added a nice bite.

Funny, just like everybody else has said these are surprisingly good! I was a little skeptical but they're fantastic! Even my 15-month-old daughter likes them! I use almost all Kale (we tend to ...

The herbs really make this tasty! I add 1 cup of cooked Quinoa and 1/2 cup of finely chopped red bell pepper with 2 cloves of garlic (slightly cooked). My 7 year old son eats them and so does my...

I have to give this recipe 5 stars just because it make Kale and Spinach taste pretty good. These are different from what you normally find but they are one heck of healthy snack even with the ...

These are delicious and even my 2 year old likes them! Great way to get those greens into your diet. I plan on making these for parties!