Spinach and Cheese Ball Appetizers

FOODISTA
12Ingredients
50Minutes
830Calories

Ingredients

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  • 9 ounces frozen spinach (– chopped)
  • 1 egg (– beaten)
  • 4 ounces shredded romano cheese
  • 4 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3 cloves garlic (– chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 15 ounces ricotta cheese (container)
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
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    Directions

    1. Drain spinach in a colander. Rinse with warm water until thawed: drain well. Squeeze spinach dry with a paper towel.
    2. In a large bowl, mix egg, cheeses, garlic, oregano, black pepper, sour cream, oil and ricotta cheese until well blended. Add spinach to cheese mixture: mix well. Stir in flour, one cup at a time, until well blended.
    3. Place bread crumbs in small bowl. Shape spinach-cheese mixture into 1 ½ inch balls using two teaspoons and place on a baking dish which has been greased with olive oil. Drizzle top of spinach balls with olive oil as well.
    4. Bake for about 15 minutes, until bottom of spinach balls are slightly golden and then gently turn over and continue to bake for about another 15 minutes.
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    NutritionView More

    830Calories
    Sodium41% DV980mg
    Fat66% DV43g
    Protein80% DV41g
    Carbs22% DV67g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories830Calories from Fat390
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat43g66%
    Saturated Fat22g110%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol165mg55%
    Sodium980mg41%
    Potassium540mg15%
    Protein41g80%
    Calories from Fat390
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate67g22%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Sugars3g6%
    Vitamin A170%
    Vitamin C8%
    Calcium90%
    Iron35%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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