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Parmesan Spinach Balls

Rated as 4.26 out of 5 Stars

"These delicious little appetizers are always a hit. Serve warm or at room temperature with a good quality mustard. These can be frozen unbaked and popped into the oven when unexpected guests pop in."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 258 cals
Original recipe yields 10 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, mix the frozen chopped spinach, Italian-style seasoned bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, butter, green onion, eggs, salt and pepper. Shape the mixture into 1 inch balls.
  3. Arrange the balls in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Bake in the preheated oven 10 to 15 minutes, until lightly browned.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 258 calories; 15.6 g fat; 19.1 g carbohydrates; 11.8 g protein; 108 mg cholesterol; 633 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I tried this recipe for a church finger food luncheon. It was well received and several people asked for the recipe. I also had a couple of people say they don't care for spinach but heard other...

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I would have given this recipe 4 stars if it had been me who liked it! I made this the other day for a finger food social night, but wasn't impressed when I tried it for myself, so I wasn't goi...

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I tried this recipe for a church finger food luncheon. It was well received and several people asked for the recipe. I also had a couple of people say they don't care for spinach but heard other...

This was super easy to thow together, but I felt it need a little bit more flavor so I added 3-4 cloves of mnced garlic and 1 tsp of cyanne and it gave this recipe the extra flavor and kick it n...

These were a huge hit at the party! I cut back on the bread crumbs, added garlic and onion powder, cayenne and some yellow onion. I took LGRIER514's advice and rolled the balls into more parm. I...

These are pretty good. I made a batch of them on Friday night for Valentine's Day hors d'oeuvres and only baked a small amount. My husband and I really enjoyed them. I froze the rest for a di...

I made my own variation of these. I only used 1 cup of bread crumbs. I sauteed with the butter 3 cloves of garlic. I also added lots of crumbled bacon. I added extra Parmesan cheese, a little pa...

Pretty good base, but I spruced it up a little. I used only 1 1/2 cups bread crumbs, added garlic, 1 T hot sauce, 1 cup sour cream and sauteed 1 cup onion in the butter. I also added some chopp...

My husband and I loved these. I only had plain bread crumbs so I added some italian herbs (oregano, thyme, basil). I took the advise of other reviewers and sauted some garlic and yellow onion ...

I love this recipe and all the modifications others have made to suit their tastes. Here's what we do: I double the frozen spinach to four 10oz. packages (for more spinach flavor). Substitute...

This recipe was hit at my last party! would definitely make it again, I also added some garlic & cayenne pepper to give them a kick :-)