They were really good! As mentioned, this is the perfect side dish to make ahead of the big day. Yes, I use packaged stovetop stuffing mix! Shape into walnut-sized balls and place on a baking sheet. Arrange the balls on the baking rack and bake for 12-15 minutes or just until they begin to turn colour. Do you bake them, cool them, then freeze them? Just make sure it’s thawed and all the water is squeezed out of it first. By clicking subscribe, you agree to share your email address with the site owner and receive emails from the site owner. Thank you Darie. I keep a package in the freezer at all times and it is perfect for adding to this recipe and others. Thanks for giving them a try Libby. However they differ from classic stuffing because they contain grated Parmesan, eggs, and chopped spinach. Or…change it up by adding a bit of sausage meat, some shredded cheddar and parsley. Do Not Sell My Personal Information – CA Residents, 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry. How to Make Spinach Stuffing Balls. Yes, I bake them then cool and freeze. These look great,,, I’ve never heard of them,,, pretty too! Then, place them all in a freezer bag or air tight container. they are great and just need a little tweaking to make them healthier It’s on ‘the list’. This post contains affiliate links. Place a baking rack on top of a baking sheet. Then roll the mixture into little spinach balls and place them on a baking sheet. Copyright © Dish ‘n’ the Kitchen, All Rights Reserved Unless otherwise stated, all images and content are the sole property of Bernice Hill  and https://www.dishnthekitchen.com/. balls; place in an ungreased 15-in. Once the mixture is cool, use a rounded teaspoon or small cookie scoop and shape the spinach mixture into small balls. To reheat from frozen, allow to thaw overnight in the fridge. If you are using plain bread crumbs and not the stuffing mix, add regular spices as you would in your stuffing mix (Sage, rosemary, thyme, salt, pepper). Get one of our Spinach stuffing balls recipe and prepare delicious and healthy treat for your family or friends. Sign me up for Dish n the Kitchen updates! In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Go Greek! I think it works better for the texture and appeal. In a large bowl combine the stuffing mix, spinach, Parmesan cheese, melted butter, eggs, garlic powder, oregano, and ½ teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper. It’s a small cheesy ball filled with grated cheese, eggs, and spinach. baking pan. Shape into 1-1/2-in. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. How about Italian…I’m thinking Pecorino with sun dried tomatoes and basil! 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My Mother In Law has made them for years, one of my favorites. Stir everything together until the ingredients are well mixed. frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry. The worst thing ever is to run out of stuffing at a turkey dinner! It gets softened by the butter. © 2020 Dish 'n' the Kitchen. Taste of Home is America's #1 cooking magazine. I do it all the time. I hope you love good food as much as I do! Begin by preheating the oven to 350 F. Next, crack the eggs into a large mixing bowl. Now, the cubes are already seasoned so you may not even need to use salt, pepper, or poultry seasoning. Begin by preheating the oven to 350 F. Next, crack the eggs into a large mixing bowl. They always request this side in addition to the stuffing that is already in the turkey. baking pan. It’s a small cheesy ball filled with grated cheese, eggs, and spinach. Use the search feature on the blog (type in Thanksgiving) and you’ll find several options. Or freeze them before you cook them? In a bowl, combine eggs, stuffing mix, butter, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Place in freezer-weight resealable plastic bags; freeze up to 3 months. Spinach Stuffing Balls are easy to make ahead of time and warm up in a jiffy while the turkey is being carved. I did some searching online and found several versions of these fun Spinach Stuffing Balls. balls; place in an ungreased 15x10x1-in. Nov 17, 2012 - Explore Brenda Wertz's board "Spinach stuffing balls" on Pinterest. Roll into 1 inch balls. Prepare and bake spinach balls as directed; cool completely. 1/2-2/3 cup packed squeezed dry spinach should be good. In a bowl, combine eggs, stuffing mix, butter, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. As you mix, it should come together. Get the Recipe […], […] season, surprise your family and friends, with the ultimate turkey dinner. If you can make a meatball, you can make these stuffing balls! The possibilities are endless. balls; place in an ungreased 15-in. 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