These savoury bites loaded with cheese are a delicious way to eat your greens. They make a great snack or appetizer.
50 gm butter
1 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
5 cups baby spinach leaves
1/4 tsp salt and freshly ground pepper
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
4 size 7 eggs, beaten
2 cups fresh bread crumbs
- Preheat oven to 180°C. Line baking sheet with baking paper. In a large pan, heat butter over medium heat; cook onion and garlic until softened, approximately 5 to 7 minutes. Add spinach, salt and pepper; cook until wilted, approximately 5 minutes. Transfer to large bowl; let cool completely.
- Stir in parsley, lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce. Stir in Mozzarella, Parmesan and eggs. Add breadcrumbs; mix well until mixture holds together (mixture will be a little wet.) Shape into 2-3 cm balls. Place on pre prepared baking sheet.
- Bake until firm to the touch and golden brown, approximately 30 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes before serving.
CREDIT: Recipe and image courtesy of Egg Farmers of Canada.