Spinach Balls: The Perfect Bite-Sized, Scrumptious Hors D'oeuvres

Updated on November 10, 2017
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My husband and I are what could be called "foodies." We enjoy sampling and discovering new & different foods from all areas of the world.

Perfect Bite Sized Spinach Balls for a Delicious Hors d'oeuvre
Perfect Bite Sized Spinach Balls for a Delicious Hors d'oeuvre | Source

Hors d'oeuvres for St. Patrick's Day or Any Day!

When thinking of serving perfect bite-sized hors d'oeuvres in keeping with the color green for St. Patrick's Day parties, this old recipe from one of my mother-in-law's best friends who lived in San Antonio, Texas, came to mind.

We had tasted these delicious spinach balls at my mother-in-law's home many years ago after her friend had given her the recipe. When I was looking through my mother-in-law's recipe box and saw it, I was delighted! I had forgotten all about it but instantly remembered how we all really liked these tasty creations.

These little morsels of delectable goodness are not just for St. Patrick's Day. Now that I have found the recipe they will be made year round for many different occasions.

Since we will be joining friends this Sunday I thought that these would be perfect accompaniments to the rest of the meal.

Spinach being grown
Spinach being grown | Source

The really nice thing is that they can be made up ahead of time and even frozen. When wanting to serve them just defrost and bake. I love recipes where one is not busy fussing with food at the last minute but can enjoy the conversation with guests. Don't you feel the same?

Why Spinach is great for heart, brain, bones and eyes

Spinach

Remember your mother telling you to eat more vegetables? Spinach is one that you should consider if you are not already eating it. There are many health benefits attributed to eating this dark green leafy vegetable. It is a low calorie food packed with nutritious nutrients. Take a look at the video above to learn more.

Remember Popeye the Sailor Man? It did wonders for him!

Assembling some of the ingredients to make the spinach balls.
Assembling some of the ingredients to make the spinach balls. | Source

Okay... let's get busy making these delicious spinach balls!

Ingredients

  • 2 packages frozen chopped spinach (I used the square cartons available in most grocery stores.)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 sticks butter
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Reggiano Cheese
  • 2 cups Pepperidge Farm Herb stuffing mix
  • 1 large onion, finely minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper

Minced onion...toothpick shown for comparison purposes as to the size of the finely minced onion.
Minced onion...toothpick shown for comparison purposes as to the size of the finely minced onion. | Source

Directions

These directions are really easy to follow!

  1. After cooking the spinach per package directions place into a colander and drain the cooked spinach well.
  2. Let it cool.
  3. In a large bowl, beat the eggs and add the rest of the ingredients. Make sure the butter is softened before you begin.

If the butter is cold from the refrigerator and you simply cannot wait to make this mouth watering recipe, you can soften the butter by putting it in a glass dish and microwaving it for 20 to 30 seconds. Just do not have it totally melted and hot or it might scramble the eggs.

Getting ready to make the spinach balls.
Getting ready to make the spinach balls. | Source

4. Mix all the ingredients until well blended. Your clean hands are the best tool you can use for this.

Mixing the ingredients together by hand.
Mixing the ingredients together by hand. | Source

5. Form into 1 inch balls.

Forming the spinach balls, approximately 1 inch or walnut sized.
Forming the spinach balls, approximately 1 inch or walnut sized. | Source

6. Place the rolled balls onto a foil lined baking sheet.

Place the spinach balls on a foil lined baking sheet.
Place the spinach balls on a foil lined baking sheet. | Source

7. Chill at least 2 hours in the refrigerator.

Suggestion: These spinach balls can be made up to this point and frozen in plastic bags for later use. Just bring out however many you wish to bake and you will have easy to complete hors d'oeuvres for your dinner parties or a tasty treat for yourself. Just let them thaw a bit prior to baking.

Chilling the spinach balls in the refrigerator prior to baking or freezing.
Chilling the spinach balls in the refrigerator prior to baking or freezing. | Source

8. Bake 20 minutes in a 350 degree Fahrenheit oven.

Enjoy them hot out of the oven or at room temperature. They are good both ways! Makes about 60 delectable spinach balls.

I told you that this would be an easy recipe to make. Enjoy and be prepared for many compliments!

Baked spinach balls ready to be enjoyed.  Just pop them in your mouth.  I'll bet you will want to eat more than one!
Baked spinach balls ready to be enjoyed. Just pop them in your mouth. I'll bet you will want to eat more than one! | Source
4.8 out of 5 stars from 29 ratings of Spinach balls

Pepperidge Farm

This has been a favorite stuffing mix used by my family for years and no turkey dinner would be complete without some doctored up Pepperidge Farm stuffing.

It has a nice blending of flavors with different flours to make the dried bread crumbs. They include unbromated unbleached enriched wheat flour, whole wheat flour and malted barley flour. It also has spices and onion powder.

They have recipes on the package. Instead of following those directions we always add additional ingredients to our stuffing mixture which includes the following:

  • chopped parsley
  • chopped celery
  • chopped green onions
  • chopped mushrooms
  • cooked wild rice
  • plus chicken broth in place of water. We have always loved that combination!

Pepperidge Farm as a company started with the efforts of one woman, Margaret Rudkin, who turned her superior bread making efforts into a successful industry.

From her kitchen to the boardroom of the Campbell Soup Company (which eventually acquired her company) plus writing a cookbook that ended up on the New York Times bestseller list, hers is a story of American ingenuity that is worthy of note.

Do you think that you will be making these delicious spinach balls?

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        Peggy Woods 6 months ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Kari,

        They really are good. Hope you enjoy them!

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        Kari Poulsen 6 months ago from Ohio

        These look so delicious! I can't wait to make them.

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        Peggy Woods 6 months ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Roberta,

        Being able to make and then freeze these spinach balls ahead of time makes them even nicer when entertaining folks as you mentioned. Will have to make some more soon!

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        RTalloni 6 months ago from the short journey

        Such a perfect holiday food to include in a winter buffet. That they can be done up ahead and frozen for later use makes them extra valuable!

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        Peggy Woods 9 months ago from Houston, Texas

        Greetings Athlyn,

        So happy to know that you liked this article including the photos. Hope you will be giving these spinach balls a try sometime soon. They are delicious!

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        Athlyn Green 9 months ago from West Kootenays

        These look so good! I love tasty appetizers. The photos are great, too.

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        Peggy Woods 9 months ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Dale,

        Your making a comment inspired me to update this post with the full sized photos. Hope you enjoy these spinach balls as much as we do. Thanks for posting it on Facebook.

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        Dale Anderson 9 months ago from The High Seas

        My wife, bless her kind soul, exposed me to the delights of spinach and now I find myself using it quite a lot. I posted this article on facebook and tagged my wife as a reminder for us to make them after this weekend. Thanks for sharing it.

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Suzanne,

        Happy to be able to share this delicious spinach ball recipe with you. Enjoy!

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        Suzanne Day 3 years ago from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

        What a great recipe! I'm right into spinach and ricotta style items, so I have no doubt that this easy tutorial will help me to make some delicious spinach snacks for the winter season. Voted awesome and pinned to my Recipes board!

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hello MarloByDesign,

        They can easily be frozen ahead of baking but I have never frozen them after being baked. There have never been any leftovers needed to be frozen. Test it out to see by doing a couple of them...then you will know. Good luck...and enjoy! :)

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        MarloByDesign 3 years ago from United States

        I was wondering if these freeze well after they are cooked. I can't wait to make these!

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Rachel,

        For non spinach eaters, these spinach balls could quite possibly change their mind as the flavor of the tiny mouth sized morsel takes it in a different direction.

        Wishing you a Happy Easter also!

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi poetryman6969,

        It certainly would be tempting to make a meal of these spinach balls! One must practice a certain amount of restraint! :))

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        Rachel L Alba 3 years ago from Every Day Cooking and Baking

        I was never a spinach fan from when I was little. But now with all the things you can do with it, I can eat it in certain recipes. This is one that I can probably eat. Thanks for sharing.

        Have a Blessed Easter

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        poetryman6969 3 years ago

        Looks like a very tasty snack. I think I would have to be careful since I think I could easily make a meal of these bite sized morsels.

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Rochelle,

        Too bad your husband cannot eat spinach due to medications he must take. Unless he does not like spinach, it would probably be cruel to make these delicious spinach balls at home knowing that he could not partake of them. Would be too tempting! Appreciate the shares.

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Au fait,

        These are tasty morsels good almost anytime. Happy Easter to you and thanks for the share.

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        Rochelle Frank 3 years ago from California Gold Country

        These look really great, I could make this a meal. Unfortunately my husband is warned away from spinach due to a medication interaction. Sharing--- etc.

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        C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

        Great for before dinner on Easter -- or any time. These are so yummy and healthful too. With a big holiday weekend coming up, gonna share these again. Hope you and your family have a wonderful Easter!

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi colorfulone,

        So glad your sister made them; brought them with her and that you got to enjoy eating them. They would be nice little substitutes for meatless meatballs in a pasta sauce. Thanks for your review of the spinach balls.

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        Susie Lehto 3 years ago from Minnesota

        My sister brought some of these yummy hors d'oeuvres when she came to visit. Mom and I really enjoyed them, Peg. They are light. And, would be great for meatless spaghetti balls. Spinach and any kind of tomatoes sauce are so good together.

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Patricia,

        These will be a hit at your Sunday church brunches I am certain. Thanks for the pin and share and Happy Valentine's Day to you. ♥♥♥

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        Patricia Scott 3 years ago from sunny Florida

        If I read this before, I must have forgotten to bookmark it. I know I will love these and they will be a hit at our Sunday church brunches.

        Thanks for a new way to enjoy one of my favorite veggies.

        YUM.

        Voting up shared and pinnned

        Angels and blessings are on the way to you this afternoon. ps

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi colorfulone,

        So glad your sister tried these spinach balls and rated them 5 stars. Also happy that you will get to try them when she comes for a visit. Nice that they can be made ahead of time and frozen.

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Rachel,

        I know that we will be eating it more often. My hubby also has a good recipe for linguini with clam sauce...but it is white, not red.

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        Susie Lehto 3 years ago from Minnesota

        Peggy, my sister made these yesterday, and she really like them and will make some again. She froze some of the balls to bring with her the next time she comes to visit Mon and I. So! I will be looking forward to trying some then. You recipe gets 5 Stars from my sister!

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        Rachel L Alba 3 years ago from Every Day Cooking and Baking

        You're welcome, Peggy. I made it too last night for my husband and me. He said he forgot how much he liked it. Have a blessed day.

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Rachel,

        So glad you like the sound of this recipe. Just wait until you try it!

        By the way, we had your red clam sauce recipe the other night and really enjoyed it! It was easy to prepare and delicious. We easily halved the recipe for the two of us. Thanks again!

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        Rachel L Alba 3 years ago from Every Day Cooking and Baking

        I could tell just by reading the recipe that this was a 5 star recipe, which is what I gave it. This will be on my list of foods. Very healthy too.

        Blessings to you.

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi colorfulone,

        So glad that you and your sister both like the sound of this recipe. I thought that the toothpick would give people the idea of just how fine the onion should be chopped. Thanks for noticing and mentioning it. Also appreciate the shares. Bon appetit! :)

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        Susie Lehto 3 years ago from Minnesota

        And, here is what me sister said, Peg. "I love the toothpick as comparison picture to make sure everyone chop the onion fine enough. I would love these and it would be easy to 1/2 the recipe. One way to use up fresh spinach getting a little long in the tooth, just cook it up. Its a delicious sounding recipe that just might get folks eating more power packed spinach. Will certainly give it a try, have been meaning to pick up some Parmesan."

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        Susie Lehto 3 years ago from Minnesota

        Oh my, those have to be delicious. I love all the ingredients, and especially that much butter used. I just might have to try this recipe. For share I will email this to my sister, because I know she will make it. Voted up!

        G+, tweet and pinned this yummy hub!

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi aesta1,

        They are perfect for snacking without any kind of sauce, but if one is desired a good tomato based sauce would probably be a winner.

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        Mary Norton 3 years ago from Ontario, Canada

        Love to try this especially as a snack in the dock. I am already thinking of a good sauce for these.

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi peachpurple,

        That would undoubtedly be a good substitute for those who love the flavor of mustard greens.

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        peachy 3 years ago from Home Sweet Home

        i was thinking instead of using spinach, can i replace it with mustard greens

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Lillly Rose1,

        We often keep spinach in the house for fresh salads also. Nice seeing you here! Looking forward to what you write on this site. Welcome!

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        Linda 3 years ago from Texas

        Thanks for the recipe Peggy, I will be making this easy recipe. I love spinach and we usually will have it in salads too.

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi peachpurple,

        This is definitely different from stir frying spinach, but it is a tasty treat.

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        peachy 3 years ago from Home Sweet Home

        i have never heard of spinach balls, usually stir fries, thanks

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Virginia,

        These spinach balls are good anytime you want to serve something that is delicious to your guests. Hope you enjoy them!

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        Virginia Allain 3 years ago from Central Florida

        Seems like these would be great for Christmas too. I must bookmark this page for future parties. Thanks!

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Tolovaj,

        So glad you like the sound of this spinach ball recipe. Enjoy!

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        Tolovaj 3 years ago

        It looks great and for the record - spinach is one of rare vegetables I really like to eat, so I am kind of expert in this field;)

        I already knew spinach is good friend with onions, garlic and quality fats, but thyme is pretty surprising choice for me. Have to try this ASAP! Thanks:)

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Audrey,

        So glad you liked the sound of this recipe enough to share it. We really do like it! It is the perfect bite!

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        Audrey Selig 3 years ago from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

        I love all vegetables, and I know I need to eat more spinach. Besides being nutritious, the balls in this recipe sound like a good way to enjoy the bites along with the other ingredients. It sounds like you could even use some of the ingredients for a spinach casserole. Thank you Peggy, for sharing this recipe which I will also share. It looks yummy, and I enjoyed the additional information in this hub. Blessings, Audrey

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        Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hello GetitScene,

        So glad you like the sound of this recipe. Enjoy!

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        Dale Anderson 3 years ago from The High Seas

        I will DEFINITELY be making these. Voted Up. Would have given it 5 stars but, for some reason, it won't let me click on any of the stars. Not having that issue with any other hub so maybe you should look into that, you're probably missing out on a LOT of votes I would think.

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Journey *,

        Enjoy this good recipe with my blessings. Thanks for the pin to your recipe board. :)

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        Nyesha Pagnou MPH 4 years ago from USA

        Hi Peggy W, I'm so glad I found this recipe hub. The way you have prepared the spinach looks absolutely delicious. I'll be pinning this to my recipe board on Pinterest. Rated up.

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi midge38,

        I love spinach also and these little spinach balls are very tasty as an hors doeuvre. I could eat a bunch of them!

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        Michelle Liew 4 years ago from Singapore

        This has got to be one of my favorite vegetables!

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hello joedolphin88,

        Hope you give them a try and let me know what you think of them. They are not only healthy but delicious as well. ☺

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        Joe 4 years ago from north miami FL

        Sounds like the healthiest ball style of food I'll ever try.

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Mary,

        Enjoy your Easter dinner and these spinach balls as well. Let me know how people like them. :) Hope you have a great time with your family!

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Dolores,

        Hopefully these spinach balls will be as good as the ones you remember from your mother. I can truthfully say that these are delicious! Hope you enjoy them!

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hello The Dirt Farmer,

        Yes...as to that danger factor in eating these...just might have to loosen a belt! Ha! So glad that you tried them and like them. ☺

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        Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

        Just came back for a reread. Instead of making spinach dip for our Easter dinner, I will make these spinach balls!!

        Voted UP and Pinned to my food board.

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        Dolores Monet 4 years ago from East Coast, United States

        Hi Peggy - my mother used to make something like these spinach balls. I can't remember her recipe so I am looking forward to trying your. The ones I remember were delicious!

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        Jill Spencer 4 years ago from United States

        Wanted to tell you that I did try these, and they are luscious and easy to make-- but dangerous, too. I could eat every one! Am adding my rating into the mix.

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Sheila,

        This is a simple but tasty recipe. Enjoy & thanks for the pin.

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        Sheila Brown 4 years ago from Southern Oklahoma

        I would love to try these! I have never made spinach balls before, but this really sounds fairly simple. Thanks for the recipe! Pinning this! :)

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Jackie,

        I am glad that you found this recipe also. Enjoy! These are so good! Bet you can't eat just one! :)

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        Jackie Lynnley 4 years ago from The Beautiful South

        Yum, I will be having these very soon, glad I found this! ^+

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi pocono foothills,

        Spinach is good in just about any form. We had some fresh in a salad tonight with a vinaigrette dressing.

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        John Fisher 4 years ago from Easton, Pennsylvania

        My aunt made something similar to this for our Christmas Eve dinner. They were very tasty. I prefer to have my spinach raw with a little vinegar or juiced though. Very informative Hub. Voted up.

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hello ChitrangadaSharan,

        Glad that you like the sound of these! Enjoy!

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Dolores,

        No reason some red pepper could not be added to these. It would be more colorful for the Christmas season! Merry Christmas to you and wishing you an early Happy New Year!

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        Chitrangada Sharan 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

        These Spinach balls look delicious!

        It resembles the Spinach Pakoras, which we make in India. But your combination of ingredients are different and look very interesting. I would try this for sure with the help of your instructions and helpful pictures.

        Thanks for sharing the details!

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        Dolores Monet 4 years ago from East Coast, United States

        Hi Peggy - these look so good. I think my mother made something like this. Since the Christmas holidays are coming, maybe we could add some chopped sweet red bell pepper for color. Voted up for making me hungry!

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Au fait,

        You are right. There are more gatherings of family and friends at this time of year and these delicious spinach balls might be just the thing that people may enjoy. Thanks!

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        C E Clark 4 years ago from North Texas

        Came back to pin this to my 'Appetizers, Snacks, & Sandwiches' board. Also, to share again because the holidays when appetizers are in great demand are almost upon us. These yummy spinach balls would be perfect appetizers. Voted up and useful again, too!

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hello anupma,

        Glad you liked this recipe. Enjoy!

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        Dr Anupma Srivastava 4 years ago from India

        Sounds yummy. I will certainly try this new dish of spinach.

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi toptendeals,

        They are good! I need to make some more sometime soon. Nice to have them in the freezer for quick and easy hors doeuvres.

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        Jason Benedict 4 years ago from Boca Raton, Florida

        These looks really nice. Great hubs Peggy!

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi KoffeeKlatch Gals,

        These spinach balls would be a great snack. Think that I'll have some tonight! :)

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        Susan Hazelton 4 years ago from Sunny Florida

        This recipe sounds amazing. I think it would make a great snack. I will definitely be trying it.

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Diana,

        How lucky are your neighbors and family to be given fresh spinach from your garden! I am giving Swiss chard away for the same reason. I should try using some in place of the spinach in these spinach balls. Thanks for your comment and the pin.

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        Diana Grant 4 years ago from London

        I've just planted lots of spinach in my vegetable garden. Grew so well that I had to give half the plants away! Happy neighbours and family. So this recipe for spinach balls looks good, and I shall keep it and Pin it.

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Athlyn Green,

        Thanks for the Facebook share. Am sure you will like these delectable morsels when you get around to making them. :)

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        Athlyn Green 4 years ago from West Kootenays

        These look so good. Must try them. Facebooked.

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Rajan,

        Hope you enjoy this great recipe. Thanks for your comment.

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        Rajan Singh Jolly 4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

        Voted UAI and rated 5 stars. Thanks for this wonderful recipe. The share buttons seem to be missing today!

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        Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi midet38,

        Enjoy the recipe and thanks for your comment about the cute Shih Tzu dogs. My cousin's wife is so generous to allow me using her photos in this way. :))

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        Michelle Liew 4 years ago from Singapore

        That Shih Tzu picture was priceless, Peggy!! Also, this is definitely a recipe I would want to try! Thanks for sharing!

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        Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hello GetitScene,

        If you like spinach, you will probably love these bite sized spinach balls. Hope you like them as much as we do. Thanks for the votes and 5 star rating.

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        Dale Anderson 5 years ago from The High Seas

        My lovely wife introduced me to the joys of spinach nearly 13 years ago and I am grateful to her everyday for it. This recipe will be the first thing I make her when I see her next month. 5 Stars, voted up and useful. Can't wait to try these!

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        Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Marcy,

        The best part of all is that you can make these spinach balls when you have extra time...freeze them...and then they will be handy to use when you have company. Enjoy! Thanks for your comment.

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        Marcy Goodfleisch 5 years ago from Planet Earth

        This sounds like it would be as yummy as those baby quiches we see in the store, without the extra calories of the crust. I love spinach, and also anything with cheese, so I need to refer back to this one the next time I am making a tray of appetizers!

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        Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi Martie,

        I am growing Swiss chard and lots of it in our garden this year. May have to switch it for the spinach in this recipe. Am sure that it would also be good. Enjoy this spinach ball recipe. It is a winner in our book! Thanks for your comment.

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        Martie Coetser 5 years ago from South Africa

        I LOVE spinach and know I would enjoy these spinach balls!

        Bookmarked to be tested asap.

        Thank you, Peggy! And now I am so hungry for spinach. I used to grow my own. I should do it again :)

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        Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi moonlake,

        Enjoy these delicious spinach balls when you make them and thanks for the pin and comment.

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        moonlake 5 years ago from America

        Have to add these to my appetizer board. They sound so good.

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        Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi KoffeeKlatch Gals,

        So happy to hear that you like the sound of these spinach balls. They get our seal of approval! All I can say as to the Shih Tzu photos, they are obviously well trained! Thanks for the comment and votes.

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        Susan Hazelton 5 years ago from Sunny Florida

        I love spinach. These little spinach balls look like my kind of food. I love the pictures of the Shih Tzu's. How does anyone get them to sit there like that? Up, useful, awesome, and interesting. Too bad they don't have a delicious.

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        Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hello prettynutjob30,

        I agree with you that spinach in just about any form is great. Thanks for the votes and share.

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        Mary 5 years ago from From the land of Chocolate Chips,and all other things sweet.

        Yummy! Anything with spinach in it is a winner in my book, voted up, more and shared.

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        Peggy Woods 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

        Hi dwachira,

        Yes, obviously these spinach balls can be enjoyed on a year round basis. Since I published this spinach ball recipe around St. Patrick's Day, I thought it would be cute to show my cousin's Shih Tzu dogs all dressed up for that occasion. :)) Appreciate your comment and the rest.

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