A delicious appetizer or vegetable dish

I learned this recipe from my mother. I think she originally found it in the Troy (NY) Times Record.


(Serves 12-20)


  1. Preheat oven to Thaw spinach and remove excess liquid.
  2. Add remaining ingredients (stuffing mix, parmesan cheese, garlic, onion, eggs, and butter) and mix well.
  3. Form the mixture into small balls and place on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes at


These can be made up ahead of time and frozen. If frozen, increase cooking time by 10-15 minutes.

Herb stuffing mix is a commercial preparation of bread crumbs and herbs and seasonsings that is packaged for stuffing a turkey or chicken. You can make your own using recipe BREAD-STUFF-1 if you like.

This recipe makes about 80 appetizer-size balls, or about 40 larger balls to use as a vegetable dish at a meal.


Difficulty: easy.
Time: 20 minutes preparation. 15-30 minutes baking.
Precision: Approximate measurement ok.


Jim Roche 
University of Rochester, Computer Science Dept., Rochester, New York, USA 
roche@cs.rochester.edu rochester!roche 
Recipe last modified: 12 Dec 86

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