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5 from 2 votes

Spinach Balls

These easy-to-make Spinach Balls make a great snack or vegetarian meatball substitute!

Ingredients

  • 2 10 oz packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed as dry as you can
  • 4 large eggs
  • ¼ cup water
  • 4 tablespoons light butter, melted (I use Land O’Lakes light butter sticks)
  • 6 oz seasoned stuffing mix, dry/unprepared (use your preferred flavor)
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil lightly misted with cooking spray.
  • Break the eggs into a large mixing bowl and beat until smooth. Add the water, melted butter, stuffing mix, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper and stir with a fork until well combined. Add the dry chopped spinach in and stir until thoroughly combined.
  • On a clean surface (I used a cutting mat), divide the mixture into 32 equal piles and roll/form into 32 balls (should be 1 – 1 ½ inch thick). Line the balls up on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 18-20 minutes until heated through and lightly browned on the bottom.

Notes

MYWW SMARTPOINTS PER SPINACH BALL: (SP calculated using the recipe builder on weightwatchers.com)
Green: 1 SmartPoints*/ Blue: 1 SmartPoints/ Purple: 1 SmartPoints
*For Blue and Purple, these work out to 1 SP per ball, even as you eat several spinach balls. For Green, I got 1 ball = 1 SP, 2 balls = 3 SP, 3 balls = 4 SP, 4 balls = 5 SP.
Weight Watchers Points Plus:
1 per spinach ball (P+ calculated using the recipe builder on weightwatchers.com)
Nutrition Information per spinach ball:
50 calories, 5 g carbs, 1 g sugars, 2 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 3 g protein, 0 g fiber (from myfitnesspal.com)
adapted from allrecipes and South Your Mouth