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Italian Spinach Balls Recipe

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This recipe for Italian Spinach Balls, by , is from For The Love Of Cooking, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Wendy (Luis) Thordsen
Added: Tuesday, September 12, 2006


2 Large Cans Crushed Tomatoes
Medium pinch of each: Oregano, Rosemary, Basil
2 Medium Garlic Cloves
Pinch of Salt
1/4 Cup Wine (red or white)
1/4 to 1/2 Cup olive oil
Bring all but tomatoes to a boil then add tomatoes and simmer.
You can add a few tsp of sugar if you desire.
4 Pkgs Spinach (frozen)
1 Medium Onion (chopped fine)
2 Medium Garlic Cloves
3 Cups Bread Crumbs (Italian or Seasoned)
3 Eggs
- 1 Cup Parmesan Cheese
Pinch of Salt & Pepper
Olive oil

Cook and drain the spinach. Saute onions and garlic with a few tablespoons of olive oil until light golden brown. Add spinach, salt & pepper. Cover and steam for 5 minutes. Remove from heat for about 10 minutes, then add bread crumbs, cheese & eggs. Stir in a large bowl. Let mixture sit over night, in morning roll into medium sized balls. Place balls on the bottom of dish with a small medium amount of sauce on top of balls. Bake covered at 350 for 20-30 min. You could leave them in the oven on a low heat covered to keep warm until ready to serve. Serve with pasta is optional.




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