Works great. Hi Debbie, Yes I did ! You may have to add a bit more crumb to get things together to form balls – soft cheese is a bit more moist than hard cheese so I am just guessing! Thanks for reading me and testing the recipe on the blog. It is a very healthy flour but it may remove the lovely moisture of those spinach balls. KETO SPINACH BALLS 1g net carb! Enter your email address and receive new recipe posts via email. They are not cheesy & delicious they are dense and chewy with almost no flavor. I will look for others. https://ketoaholics.com/recipe/healthy-vegetarian-spinach-balls Let me know if you give it a try! I hope it is not too late. Rinse the spinach with cold tap water. Above all, NO FROZEN SPINACH! Give it a try next time I hope you will come back on the blog soon ! I did freeze those baked spinach balls many times for my kids too. Only sticking to the fingers. Those spinach balls are very versatile depending very much on the cheese you are using. This recipe looks delicious, but I’m wondering if you can substitute coconut flour for those with nut allergies? Have a great day and see you soon on the blog. That maybe another option for you to explore! Saved from southyourmouth.com. Serve immediately with dips like sugar-free tomato sauce, guacamole, mustard, or tzatziki. XOXO Carine. How long do you bake these if you freeze them beforehand? I think coconut flour will absorb all the moisture and simply makes a crumble. Make sure you squeeze out all the water – I use my hands and pat dry in absorbent paper. This recipe sounds delicious and i can’t wait to try for a Christmas party! However, I will be using fresh spinach. Hi Beth, I am so happy when I read comments like yours! Unfortunately it won’t work without the cheese, it will be flat and won’t form a ball. Do you have a better idea? Do you have tips for making them ahead? Transfer – Combine with a spoon until it forms a batter from which you can form balls. These look great! Hello! XOXO Carine. KETO SPINACH BALLS. How to Make Easy Keto Creamed Spinach. It should take more than 12-15 minutes. I am so happy you love my spinach balls ! Enjoy the recipe ! I am so jealous! Hi, You can freeze them up to 3 months. You can also freeze them. Carine. See you soon on the blog. Would love to know, please would you or could you email me your thoughts or advice rather on using kale. KETO SPINACH BALLS 1g net carb! I believe your English is great! Bonjour ! Then follow the recipe as usual. Thanks. This site, including all text, images, and other content in the site is the property of tasty-lowcarb.com. I don’t know how the substitute is made. Merry Christmas to you also :)). For those who had issues with using frozen chopped spinach and dryness, I also used frozen spinach. Let’s see the ingredients you need to make this healthy appetizer. We’ve been making traditional spinach balls for years. It is never easy and you do very well. Spinach Balls are sooooooo good! Here I am sharing with you both recipes, the original recipe for the purists and the keto spinach ball recipe using a combo of healthier flour, almond flour, and psyllium husk. xoxo Carine. I am very happy that you understand my writing and recipes. Im unable to form balls with the paste. I would recommend you to try a different recipe on the blog. If so, share a picture of your creation on Instagram with me! Thanks so much for sharing the recipe! I did those spinach balls this week end for my house warming party and I added some fresh garlic. I likely won’t be able to use the oven when I get there because they will be cooking other things. Fill vegetable oil up to about half of a fry pan and heat on medium. INGREDIENTS. I hope you’ll find even more delicious recipes to try on the blog. Thanks, Heidi. Je vous en souhaite tout autant. I used frozen chopped spinach. Hi Karlie, Sounds great!I will make those for Christmas too I did not try to use something else than panko crumb in this recipe so it is always difficult to provide alternatives that works. My girl is 3 1/2 and already bilingual which such ease! A batch of these, some Spinach Balls, Baked Chicken Tenders, and some Keto Fries and we have a fabulous spread. Those are bomb appetizers for the holidays Enjoy, XOXO Carine. Hello, I am Australian and living in France, but my mum was a kiwi! Hi Christie! See this article if you’d like to … I may add sausage and make them dinner. Thank you for your lovely comment! I made a bunch of these for my party last week with some Emmental cheese that I made at home. Mine are cooking in the oven right now . Another great recipe adaptation for my next batch – I also do lots of those balls and freeze for later. Thank you for this recipe! I added ready mashed potato flakes, just mix it in a boiled water and Added fresh spinach,garlic, coriander, green chilli, shredded cheese and fresh corn and my all time fav basil pesto … The only thing I didnt expect was, my spinach balls turned into patties during baking in oven… Anyway, shape didn’t bother us. XOXO Carine. xoxo, Carine. Love the idea of adding garlic and trying different options for the crumb texture – curious if you’ve tried any other cheeses or have ideas about other options. Always add extra panko crumb 1 tablespoon at a time, combine with a spoon (or hands, I do use my hands in this recipe). XOXO Carine. I hope you enjoy more of them. It’s a small cheesy ball filled with grated cheese, eggs, and spinach. Also, I did not use psyllium husk because I didn’t have any on hand. When fresh spinach wilts, its hard to chop. I wish some reader will reply to you very soon my friend. Enjoy the spinach balls and others recipe on the blog! Hi, Thanks for testing my recipe on the blog !!! Next time simply follow the recipe and you will see it is even ore delicious I am so glad your little one loves it too ! Hello! Thanks for Sharing this awesome recipes…….altought english is no your first language is great? XOXO Carine. Just wondering though, do I have to go to the work of cooking the spinach prior. You must use either panko crumb or regular crumb. Make your own! I used feta instead of cheddar since it was what I had in the refrigerator, and they are AMAZING! It is protected by US and International copyright laws. I love dipping EVERYTHING ! Hi Riddhi, What a lovely comment! I love sharing my passion of cooking on this blog. Enjoy the spinach balls, Merry Christmas, XOXO Carine. As I mentioned above, Vital Wheat Gluten is necessary for this recipe and cannot be replaced. They ate the entire batch. I made these late last night because I was bored, froze them overnight, and today I baked them off and they are incredible! Same form of vegetables and breads thanks for inspiring young mums like me ??. I am sorry but there is too many eggs in this recipe and without them or with a replacement the balls will be flat, Thanks for the delicious recipe… have you ever tried to mix in walnuts? You may link to this site, provided the link is easily seen. I created the blog 2 years ago after I gave birth to my girl in New Zealand and trigger diabetes. The recipe makes about 30 balls. With a hand mixer or in a stand mixer, blend some eggs then add ricotta, baking powder, and paprika. How to Make Low Carb Spinach and Cheese Squares Cook a bag of frozen spinach according to the instructions and drain thoroughly. It always seems to make any recipe soggy and it really has a bitter flavor compared with fresh organic baby spinach. Made these last night, and my friends really liked them- they were delicious! Thankfully as i was kitchening ( yes i know, not an approved word) i cooked mussels in a fab sauce , served with black bean fettucini. Hi Debi, Thanks for your lovely comment. Carine. I tested the spinach balls with hard cheese only like edam, mozarella, cheddar and parmesan. It makes me so happy to read comments like yours! It is a great tip! Anyway I am sure coriander will works perfectly. You look like me, cooking when you are bored is such a nice way to relax and have fun! Enjoy, XOXO Carine. I guess arrowroot flour could work but I didn’t try so I am not sure how much you will need. Drain and, using your hands, squeeze all the remaining water. Is Spinach Keto? Eggs really helps the batter to hold together. Thanks for the recipe. So per balls there is 1.7 g carbs including 0.2 g fibre. Trying to get more greens in for my little family and also think these would be a great savory appetizer for upcoming holiday parties. Add all of the ingredients to a small bowl and combine thoroughly. Materials from this site may be viewed and printed personally by readers, but may not be displayed for commercial use. For this recipe, simply letting spinach sit for a few minutes covered in boiling water will do the trick. As I don’t have any on hand…. You don't need to defrost the balls before baking. Aloha Veronica! Have recently started eating Keto and wondered is you could substitute the bread crumbs with almond flour? If your are so dense and not cheesy it is probably because you added too much husk. Saute for 2 to 4 minutes, until wilted. So did everyone else I let try them. Place the frozen balls onto a baking tray covered with baking paper. Je suis donc sensible a l’equilibre de mes reccettes en proteines, glucides et bons sucres dans mes desserts. 1 cup walnuts, 1/3 cup nutritional yeast, 3/4 tsp garlic powder and 1/4 tsp sea salt blended in Vitamix or other blender. I am sorry you find the balls bland . This means you can indulge in a few of them without any guilt. Carine. I will try the panko breadcrumb next time. They only have about 2 grams of net carbs per ball! I prefer spinach as I found the kale balls a bit more dry. You can try other cheeses, like Mozzarella or Colby Jack, however, they will be more bland. Guess what – it works very well. I would love to reply in Spanish but I don’t know much … I hope you enjoy the recipes and you are able to translate them easily to make them in Argentina! The spinach balls are easy appetizers made in a few minutes using only 5 ingredients with only 1g of net carbs! They definitely need to be paired with a dip with flavor and kick! Next time I will reduce breadcrumb amount. I was born in East of France near Strasbourg but I spent lots of years studying in Lille and Lyon. Happy New Year. Follow the steps below to freeze them with success. I defrost the day before – or honnestly 2 hours before are enough They love them cold or lukewarm. xoxo Carine. However it bake very quickly and you can easily prepare them ahead few hours before. After about 5 minutes I added the chard leaves. Gluten free, vegan note: use 'vegan cashew cheese'. I made these tonight some as frozen for appys later. Hooray!! Let me know if you try an egg free option. Can I use the mircorwave to reheat these? Yes sure you can. Many spinach cheese ball recipes feature a combination of mozzarella and parmesan cheese with various herbs. His are fancier and frequently involve bacon which is never a bad thing. Event Planning. DRY!! XOXO Carine. xoxo Carine. Hello! Love these. What a lovely blog! Explore. Transfer to a medium bowl. A bientot, Carine. Hello! They are really good as a side dish, being more spinachy than cheesy. I happened upon this recipe on pinterest today and am excited to experiment with them! That just means I need to eat them with dip!! I also love those spinach balls as a party appetizer. It makes me so happy to know that a recipe will makes people smile. XOXO Carine. Place the balls on a non-stick cookie tray covered with baking paper, leaving a half-thumb between each bite. Thanks for taking few minutes to comment and share this great idea. I’m eating them cold out of the fridge for a clean snack with lots of flavor and no guilt. It is very helpful. This is a winner with my keto partner. I hope you find lots of others recipes to try as well. Hey Carine This is a wonderful recipe! Serve hot with homemade marinara sauce or a homemade wasabi dip. Hi Diane, I love all the little changes you made to this simple spinach balls recipe. Gouda? Enjoy the recipes on the blog, XOXO Carine. I added some flaxseed and seeds, Thank you for sharing! Tripled this for a gathering I was attending and they came out tasty! I served them to friends. Vous devriez trouver beaucoup de recettes faciles et equilibres pour vous inspirer. I am working on new lunch ideas for my toddler so it is ideal for me to pull cooked items out of the freezer to pack in his lunch as they get warmed up at lunch time by the daycare staff. Thanks for the helpful tip! they looked oozy moist yummy, followed recipe but mine were dry and bland, added herbs, even added an extra egg as it looked so dry. I recommend a few spinach ball dip recipes below: If you like keto-friendly appetizers, you’ll love the following recipes: I hope you enjoyed this new recipe. Oh basil is a great idea! Thoughts? This is an excellent recipe!! It may take few more minutes to get crispy but as soon as they gets golden and crispy out side, check the middle and if cooked through you are good to serve with some delicious dipping sauce. I am sue it will be very healthy and work well too. Is that aluminum foil? Loved it. Your guest will love it ! My kids love them cold, I like to rewam mine in the oven at 150C for few minutes until they crisp again. PLEASE SEE MY. I made a vegan-ized version of the recipe with vegan cheese and flax egg. If you are not on a keto diet and are looking for the original spinach ball recipe, simply replace the combo of almond flour and psyllium husk with 1 cup of panko crumbs and reduce the amount of grated cheese to half a cup. I am glad you enjoy this recipe. Carine, These sound perfect! Keto Spinach balls By . How to Make Keto Creamed Spinach. no problem Denise! Also, I lloooovvvveee these spinach balls❤️. fIRST i WANT TO SEND MY SYMPATHIES TO YOUR HOMELAND AFTER THOSE HORRIFIC TERRORIST ATTACKS.. WE NEED SOME JUICING UP, AND i THINK THESE BALLS WILL BE DELICIOUSLY ADDED TO MY cHRISTMAS PARTY BUFFET THIS YEAR.. GOD BLESS.. Hi Steve, Thank you for your sympathies to my friends and family back in France. Where do you live in France? Merci! Once the oil is heated and starts to lightly smoke, carefully transfer cream cheese balls and cook for 1 minute. Not if they taste like this! . Je souffre de diabète gestationnel, il est rare de trouver une recette qui contient tout ce que je dois manger (féculents, protéines et légumes) et qui ne soit pas redondante! Cream cheese … You can always replace almond flour by same amount of sesame seed flour, both are keto approved. Baked 15 minutes, flipped over, and baked an additional 5 minutes (just because we like things brown). Thanks for reading my blog and trying my recipes. I never tested this recipe egg free. I’m very impressed. I will be making these for Christmas Eve. Joanie added her Wasabi Mayo recipe for this post. Thanks for reading the blog. I hope it taste good, Enjoy, XOXO Carine, Hi I was just wondering how long these keep for in the fridge? Carine. Carine! I kinda spilled black pepper in the mix this time and have no regrets. Which cheese did you use ? I have a pot luck at work and we don’t have an oven. I am sorry to hear that, it may not be a flvor you like. Keto Three Cheese Balls may just be the next big thing. I added about 1/4 cup more cheese and 2 Tbsp. Carine. lol Thanks for following the blog, reading my funny french-English post and most of all ENJOY the food and recipes! Almond flour crackers are easy keto snacks 100% low-carb, vegan, paleo, and grain-free made with 5 simple ingredients. It is less absorbent than breadcrumb so it may be moist and not hold as well. I made this recipe today. I was wondering, have you ever tried making them with kale or swiss chard? I make this spread out in a pan & use it for bread. They were great! Place the box(es) in a cooler and transfer in the fridge when you arrive to your destination. Im wondering about any type of nut or coconut flour? I test baked 4 balls. You are such an inspiration ! Just wondering though, is there an alternative to using Panko Crumbs? Hello! Thank you for the recipe — I’m going to make these for my son’s Hslloween party at school this morning. Required fields are marked *. It is a white thin paper. I’ve always made these for parties and I serve horseradish sauce with them….everyone loves them! Simply put the frozen spinach balls on a baking tray covered with parchment paper. XOXO Carine. You said to cover the spinach balls in the oven with baking paper. I did not try the recipe with kale myself. I thought I’d put them in plastic bags and refrigerate, and microwave them before leaving for the party. Mandy. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I just made this and it came out delicious!! Enjoy the blog recipes. It is breakfast here in New Zealand and you just gave me an idea for breakfast, spinach omelette on it is way thanks again for this lovely message Lui! Enjoy the spinach balls and all the recipes on the blog. Haven’t tried these yet but look delicious! November 2020. Cover and let sit for. How about using egg substitute in place of the real eggs? Hi Erin, I wish I could have reply earlier but I was away for the week end. xoxo Carine. This will allow the heat to encircle the spinach balls as they cook. I figured if it was too wet, I could’ve added more almond flour. I like to do a lot of meal prep, so I was wondering could you freeze these after they have been cooked? Enjoy the recipes on the blog, XOXO Carine. Hi Carine, I made a double batch of these for toe holiday parties tomorrow and the day after (delicious). Not trying to offend you or anything! I always have a batch in the freezer for those night when some family or friends comes around. Hi Carine, I made the spinach balls this evening and they were great. They were a tad dry but if I had marinara sauce, it would’ve been perfect. Hi Erin, I am based in New Zealand and we don’t use Farenheit degrees that is why I always write my recipes in Celsius degree. I love this recipe so much too. 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