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postheadericon Spinach Ball Appetizers

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Spinach Ball Appetizers is an easy and delicious recipe for a holiday, event or any large family gathering. It takes only (15) minutes to prepare and (15) minutes to cook. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low sugars, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low cholesterol, diabetic-friendly, vegetarian, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (2 PointsPlus), (2 SmartPoints) recipe. Ingredients include: Frozen spinach, stuffing mix, eggs, Parmesan cheese, onion and mushrooms. Makes: (30) servings. Serving Size: (2) per serving. Spinach Ball Appetizers will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.spinach-ball-appetizers

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cook Time: 15 Minutes.


Non-Stick cooking spray
1 (6 oz) box stuffing mix for chicken
1-2/3 cups hot water
1/4 cup butter or margarine, cut up
2 (10 oz) boxes frozen chopped spinach, (thawed, well drained, patted dry)

1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
1 small onion, finely chopped
4 eggs


1. Preheat oven to 400º F.

2. Mix together the stuffing mix, hot water and butter in a large bowl until blended.

3. Add in remaining ingredients; mix lightly. Shape into 60 (1″) balls. Place in a single layer on 2 rimmed baking sheets sprayed with cooking spray.

4. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until heated through and lightly browned.

{Prepare and bake spinach balls as directed; cool completely. Place in freezer-weight resealable plastic bags; freeze up to 3 months. When ready to serve, thaw in refrigerator. Place on baking sheets and bake in 400° F. oven 10 to 15 minutes or until heated through}.

Yield: 60 Balls (30 servings).
Serving Size: 2 Per serving.

Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (2 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1/2

Diet Exchange:
1/2 Starch + 1/2 Fat


Calories: 70, Total fat: 3.5g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 35g, Sodium: 180mg, Sugars: 1g, Carbohydrates: 6g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 4g, Vitamin A: 45 %DV, Vitamin C: 0 %DV, Calcium: 8 %DV, Iron: 4 %DV

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/stove-top-spinach-balls-62452.aspx

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