Spinach Balls with Mustard Dip

For contrast with these emerald colored meatballs, decorate a holiday serving tray with cherry or grape tomatoes.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 15
 

Ingredients

1
lb. lean ground turkey
1
(9-oz.) pkg. frozen spinach in a pouch, thawed, well drained*
1/4
cup unseasoned dry bread crumbs
1/4
cup finely chopped onion
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1/2
teaspoon salt, if desired
1/4
cup refrigerated or frozen fat-free egg product, thawed
1
(12-oz.) bottle creamy mustard-mayonnaise sauce

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LOCATION

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  • 1 In medium bowl, combine turkey, spinach, bread crumbs, onion, garlic powder, salt, egg product and 2 tablespoons of the mustard-mayonnaise sauce; mix well. Shape into about 45 (1-inch) balls.
  • 2 Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add spinach balls; cover and cook 8 to 10 minutes or until spinach balls are firm and centers are no longer pink, turning occasionally. Keep warm.
  • 3 Pour remaining mustard-mayonnaise sauce into small microwave-safe serving bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stir sauce. Serve hot spinach balls with sauce.
  • 1 In medium bowl, combine turkey, spinach, bread crumbs, onion, garlic powder, salt, egg product and 2 tablespoons of the mustard-mayonnaise sauce; mix well. Shape into about 45 (1-inch) balls.
  • 2 Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add spinach balls; cover and cook 8 to 10 minutes or until spinach balls are firm and centers are no longer pink, turning occasionally. Keep warm.
  • 3 Pour remaining mustard-mayonnaise sauce into small microwave-safe serving bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stir sauce. Serve hot spinach balls with sauce.

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*To quickly thaw spinach, cut small slit in center of pouch; microwave on HIGH for 2 to 3 minutes or until thawed. Remove spinach from pouch; squeeze dry with paper towels.

Prepare and cook spinach balls as directed above. Place in covered container; refrigerate up to 24 hours. To reheat, place spinach balls in foil-lined 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Heat at 400°F. for 8 to 12 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Heat sauce as directed in recipe.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
430mg
430%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 1 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.