Delicious Herbed Spinach and Kale Balls

Delicious Herbed Spinach and Kale Balls


"An old Weight Watchers® recipe with many modifications through the years. Delicious and nutritious. Kids love them!"
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45 m servings 139 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings


  • Calories:
  • 139 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 8.3 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.9g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 5.7 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 320 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray or line with parchment paper.
  2. Combine spinach, onion, 5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon olive oil, and eggs together in a large bowl. Add kale, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, sea salt, garlic powder, thyme, sage, rosemary, oregano, and black pepper; mix thoroughly using your hands.
  3. Form mixture into 1 1/2-inch balls and arrange on the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes; flip and continue baking until lightly browned, 10 to 20 more minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Melted butter can be used instead of olive oil. Matzoh meal or ground bread crumbs can be used instead of seasoned bread crumbs. Romano cheese can be used instead of Parmesan cheese. Crushed garlic (2 to 4 cloves) can be used instead of garlic powder.


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Great way to prepare a quick and healthy snack. I found a 4lb bag of frozen kale at my local Costco for 3.99 so these will become a staple in my house. I used panko because that's what I had an...

I was totally overwhelmed by my farm share veggie share. I didn't want to do kale chips (again!) so was trying to find something different. I don't know how accurately I can review this becaus...

Used these as an appetizer for Thanksgiving, this year. LOVED them! I had a tough time finding frozen Kale, and may make these with all spinach in the future. I sauteed the onion in a couple Tbs...

Delicious! Great for a snack, appetizer, or side dish. I use fresh parmesan which added a nice bite.

When I ate one it was way better than I expected them to be. I decided to make this recipe because I needed to get rid of some frozen kale and spinach I bought at costco. The things I changed wa...

The herbs really make this tasty! I add 1 cup of cooked Quinoa and 1/2 cup of finely chopped red bell pepper with 2 cloves of garlic (slightly cooked). My 7 year old son eats them and so does my...

I have to give this recipe 5 stars just because it make Kale and Spinach taste pretty good. These are different from what you normally find but they are one heck of healthy snack even with the ...

Overseasoned for my taste but I understand since it's spinach and kale. Served with Sicilian Homemade Ricotta Cheese.

These are delicious and even my 2 year old likes them! Great way to get those greens into your diet. I plan on making these for parties!

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