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Makeover Garlic Spinach Balls

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.

Makes

2 dozen

In her Prattville, Alabama kitchen, Amy Hornbuckle bakes these yummy spinach balls without an ounce of guilt. That's because this recipe cut 72% of the cholesterol and 44% of the calories from the original version.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups crushed seasoned stuffing
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients. Stir in spinach until blended. Roll into 1-in. balls.
  2. Place in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 55 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 146mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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