Spectacular Spinach Balls

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These are wonderful appetizers. My guests rave about them and they disappear fast! You can use prepared breadcrumbs but they don't taste as good as with the homemade ones.

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  • add   1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • add   6 slices white bread
  • add   2 cloves garlic
  • add   1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • add   2 (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach (thawed & drained - squeeze out all the moisture)
  • add   2 eggs
  • add   1/4 teaspoon salt
  • add   1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • add   8 shallots
  • add   1/4 cup grated asiago cheese
  • add   1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • add   1/4 cup grated romano cheese


  1. Place toast in a blender or food processor and blend until finely crumbed.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and chill for at least three hours or overnight.
  3. Form into balls and place on a greased cookie sheet.
  4. Balls can be covered and refrigerated at this point for up to twelve hours.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.