Silverbeet and Cheese Balls

Recipe: Silverbeet and Cheese Balls

Recipe: Silverbeet and Cheese Balls


Serves: 20

Approximate cooking time: 1 hour



  • 1 head of silverbeet spinach (approximately 6 cups of silverbeet leaves, trimmed and washed) Note: alternatively, you could use 6 cups of fresh spinach leaves
  • 3 cups of boiling water
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup grated cheese
  • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs


  1. Preheat oven to 180oC and prepare a non-stick baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Trim and wash silverbeet leaves.
  3. Place leaves in a large mixing bowl and cover with boiling water. Place a lid or tea towel over the bowl and set aside for 5 minutes.
  4. Drain the silverbeet and rinse with cold tap water. Using your hands, squeeze the leaves to remove all remaining water.
  5. Place on a chopping board and finely chop the cooked silverbeet and transfer into a mixing bowl.
  6. Add eggs, cheese, bread crumbs and basil. Mix well.
  7. Using your hands, take a handful of mixture, roll into a ball and place onto a baking tray.
  8. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden.
  9. Serve hot or cold, with or without dip of your choice and store in the refrigerator.


Nutrition analysis:

Energy (kJ) Protein (g) Fat (g) CHO (g) Fibre (g) Na (mg) K (mg)
196 3 2 5 0.5

Products featured (Bidfood Codes):

Mainland shredded tasty cheese: 7518



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