- 2 t. olive oil
- 1 cup chopped onion
- ¼ t. kosher salt; pinch of pepper
- 1 10 oz. frozen chopped spinach, thawed
- 1 ¼ cups dry bread crumbs
- ½ cup grated smoked Gouda cheese
- ½ cup grated Parmesan
- 1 large egg
- 3 T. butter, melted
- 1/8 t. nutmeg
Preheat oven to 350. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over med. Heat. Add the onion, salt and pepper. Cook until tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from heat.
Squeeze the spinach to remove all of the liquid. Put the spinach in a food processor. Add the onion, ½ cup of the bread crumbs, smoked Gouda, Parmesan, egg, butter and nutmeg; process until completely combined and smooth.
Form 1 inch spheres with the spinach mixture and roll each sphere in the remaining ¾ cup bread crumbs to coat completely. Place on a foil, or parchment paper lined baking sheet. Bake until hot and lightly golden, about 10 minutes. Do not overcook or they will get dry.
Can be prepared and refrigerated up to 1 day in advance or frozen up to 1 week in advance. Let thaw before baking.