Saturday, January 29, 2011

Day 29 - Parmesan Spinach Balls


Here's another appetizer! The good news is that they can be made ahead of time & frozen before baking.

Parmesan Spinach Balls

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Ready In: 30 Minutes

Servings: 10

"Little breaded balls of spinach and Parmesan cheese are baked in the oven until golden brown!"

Ingredients:

2 (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped

spinach, thawed and drained

2 cups Italian-style seasoned bread

crumbs

1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1/2 cup butter, melted

4 small green onion, finely chopped

4 eggs, lightly beaten

salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

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.

Serve these warm with a good quality mustard or marinara sauce for dipping

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