The Eat Food NOT Money Cookbook

Spinach cheese balls

These are delicious and a great way to get kids to eat their spinach!

What you’ll need:

2 (10 oz) pkg frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
2 c herb stuffing mix, crushed
1 c parmesan cheese
1 c (1 stick) butter, melted
4 scallions, finely chopped
3 eggs, lightly beaten
Dash of nutmeg

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Combine all the ingredients and mix well. Shape into 1-inch balls. If it sticks to your hands, dampen then with water. Bake on ungreased cookie sheets for 20 – 30 minutes or until golden. Serves 10 – 12.

Note: You can freeze the balls after they are shaped and use them on a different day. Just be sure that they are covered in some way.

frozen spinach – $1.89
stuffing mix – $1.09
parmesan cheese – $1.99
butter – $1.75/pound
scallions – $2.50
eggs – $1.09/ dozen
Total – $5.82


January 30, 2009 - Posted by | -party ideas, -super snacks, -vegetables | , , , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. Interesting. I can see all kinds of possibilities with this as a basic recipe. Add a little this and that and you can have delish appetizers… Thanks again….Coco

    Comment by SCREAMING FOR CHOCOLATE | January 30, 2009 | Reply

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