WSVN — Whether it’s for a snack or a holiday get-together, everyone’s going to like what’s coming up next. Spinach is on the menu as we grab a Bite with Belkys.

The Chef: Belkys Nerey

The Dish: Spinach Balls

2 10-ounce packages of 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 onions, finely chopped
4 eggs, lightly beaten
salt and pepper to taste
* The Spinach Balls can be frozen unbaked and made whenever needed, so you’re always ready for a party!

Method of Preparation:

– Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, add the spinach, bread crumbs, Parmesan, butter, green onions, eggs, salt and pepper. Mix well.

– Shape the mixture into one-inch balls.

– Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes, until light golden brown.

To Plate:
Serve hot or at room temperature.

Serves:  8-12 as an appetizer

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