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Spinach balls recipe in a cast iron skillet with mustard dipping sauce to the side.
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Spinach Balls Recipe with Mustard Dipping Sauce

A tasty, easy appetizer!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 spinach balls
Calories: 127kcal


Spinach Balls

  • 20 ounces packages of frozen chopped spinach thawed and drained or 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 2 cups italian bread crumbs
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup butter melted
  • 4 eggs lightly beaten
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Mustard Sauce

  • cup ground mustard found on the spice aisle
  • ½ cup white vinegar
  • cup sugar
  • 1 beaten egg


Spinach Balls

  • If using fresh spinach, place it in a large bowl and pour 3 cups boiling water over top. If using frozen spinach, thaw and squeeze out excess liquid.
  • Let stand for 5 minutes.Meanwhile add breadcrumbs to a large mixing bowl.
  • Add grated parmesan cheese.
  • Pour in eggs.
  • Add melted butter.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Squeeze liquid from spinach.
  • Add wilted spinach to mixing bowl. With clean hands, mix all ingredient until well combined.
  • Spray a baking sheet with non-stick spray.
  • Roll into 1 inch balls.Place on baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until golden.

Mustard Sauce

  • Whisk all ingredients together and transfer to a small saucepan.
  • Bring just to a boil whisking the entire time.
  • Can be served warm or at room temp.


Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 304mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1550IU | Vitamin C: 4.4mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 1.2mg