Spinach Appetizers

Spinach Appetizers


"Instead of sausage balls, try these savory spinach treats -- they're great! The recipe was given to me while shopping by a lady at the grocery store. The formed balls may be stored frozen in airtight containers until ready for use."


2 h 40 m servings 143 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 143 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 4.4 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.3g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 5.7 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 42 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 469 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, mix together chopped spinach, dry bread stuffing mix, eggs, Parmesan cheese, onion, butter and Cheddar cheese. Cover and chill in the refrigerator approximately 30 minutes.
  2. Drop the mixture by rounded spoonfuls onto a lightly greased large baking sheet. Place baking sheet in the freezer approximately 1 hour.
  3. When ready to bake, allow the balls to partially thaw, about 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a large baking sheet.
  5. Bake the balls in the preheated oven 20 to 25 minutes, or until lightly browned.
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  1. 80 Ratings


Unbelievably good! They really do taste just like meatballs. Hints - * It is vital to use a stuffing mix with seasoning (I think some of the reviews that say it was bland may have used just b...

These were FANTASTIC! My guests devoured a double recipe of them! Per reviews already posted, I added salt, pepper and a T of Worchestershire. I also baked them in mini muffin pans. They were su...

My family loves these at our holiday get-togethers. I stick to the recipe, and just add a bit of garlic powder. I make a dipping sauce from 1/2 cup light sour cream, 1 tsp mustard, dash of worce...

LOVE them! Made them for Christmas and everyone wanted the recipe. You do not need to freeze/thaw them. Put them in the fridge for half an hour so you can roll them into balls, but you can cook ...

I made these at a small dinner party for an appetizer! The guests loved them and I alos thought they were pretty good! I would make them again. The only confusion I had was what exactly the st...

I tried these using fat free cheddar and egg beaters and used kelloggs corn flake crumbs instead of bread crumbs to lighten it up a bit and make it lower in carbs and fat but they didn't have mu...

I use this recipe w/out the cheese and when cooking, turn the spinach balls after 10 minutes to brown more evenly. The first time I had these it was in a candlelit room and I thought that I was ...

Everyone loved these!!!! They were a huge hit!

These were a hit!!! I did use seasoned bread crumbs and added 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper for a kick. There were no leftovers....thank you for the great recipe.