Growing up, I was that kid that enjoyed spinach. I could never understand why people didn’t like it. Nana (my Dad’s mom) would bring these to pretty much every holiday and I would gobble them up.
I also think I got my love of pink from Nana :)
Recipe from Nana.
Yield: 3 to 4 dozen spinach balls.
1 package frozen chopped spinach
1 1/2 cup herbed breadcrumbs or stuffing
1 small (12 oz) cottage cheese container
3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
6 T olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onions
Preheat oven to 350*.
Microwave spinach to thaw, then strain.
Mix remaining ingredients together with the spinach.
Roll into balls.
Bake on buttered (or lined with parchment paper) cookie sheets for 10 to 15 minutes.
Frozen spinach – $1.50
Breadcrumbs – $0.75
Cottage cheese – $1.75
Parmesan cheese – $0.75
Eggs – $0.30
Olive oil – $0.50
Onion – $0.25
Total – $5.80
Linking to 33 Shades of Green: Tasty Tuesdays