Cheesy Bites
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Cheesy Bites

  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 12-14

Description

These savoury bites loaded with cheese are a delicious way to eat your greens. They make a great snack or appetizer.


Ingredients

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


Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Bake until firm to the touch and golden brown, approximately 30 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes before serving.

Notes

CREDIT: Recipe and image courtesy of Egg Farmers of Canada.