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Spinach Balls

Added by nisi_nia December 21, 2017 @ 10:36 AM
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Spinach Balls

There are a few tips that help make this recipe turn out perfect.

Make sure that when you thaw your frozen spinach you squeeze out all of the water.

Be sure to dice your onions very small. The first time I made this, I didn’t dice them small enough and it makes it difficult to roll them, plus, big chunks of onions.

Using a cookie scoop helps make the balls more quickly and more uniform.

The original recipe called for stuffing mix (not the cubed kind), but I found that hard to find, so I used bread crumbs instead. Feel free to sub the stuffing mix back in if you find it!

This recipe makes 24 spinach balls. The original was double that. So definitely make double if you are only having one other appetizer. Your guests will be so happy you did.

Recipe Notes

The original recipe called for stuffing mix crumbs (not cubes). Since those were difficult to find, I substituted bread crumbs. Feel free to sub back in the stuffing mix if you are able to find it.


  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1 10 oz package frozen chopped spinach thawed and drained well
  • 6 TBSPs butter melted
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 TBSP black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ground thyme
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups Italian seasoned breadcrumbs see note
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced very small


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Grease a baking sheet and set aside.
  2. Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Using a medium cookie scoop, make 1 inch balls. Place them on the baking sheet. And bake for 30 minutes or until they are golden brown.