Spinach and Tre Stelle® Grana Padano Balls with Hot Pepper Jelly
An easy, bite-sized version of traditional holiday stuffing. A unique and tasty appetizer that can be made ahead and baked as needed.Prep Time:
20 minutes Ready In:
1 hour or less Serves:
Makes 24 - 30 balls
1 pkg | 300 g frozen chopped spinach, defrosted and squeezed in a kitchen towel until very dry 1 bag | 125 g seasoned salad croutons, crushed into small pieces 1 cup | 250 mL Tre Stelle® Grana Padano Cheese, grated 1 clove garlic, minced 4 green onions, finely chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped 1/2 cup | 125 mL butter, melted 2 eggs, beaten 1 jar | 250 mL hot red pepper jelly
Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC). Place spinach in a medium bowl; add croutons, Grana Padano Cheese, garlic, green onions, jalapeno pepper, butter and eggs, stir with a wooden spoon to combine. Using damp hands, form into 1” balls and place on a cookie sheet. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and serve with hot pepper jelly.