Here are four easy-to-make and store protein and vitamin-packed nuggets that will delight children – Parvathy Menon
Spinach cheese balls
500 gm spinach
2 cups bread crumbs
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
½ cup melted butter
4 finely chopped onions
4 eggs, beaten lightly
Salt and pepper
Preheat oven to 180°C.
Mix chopped spinach, bread crumbs, cheese, butter, onion, eggs, salt and pepper in a bowl.
Shape the mixture into 1 inch round balls.
Arrange the balls in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes, until lightly brown.
You could substitute the spinach with broccoli.
Health tip: Cheese is rich in protein and spinach in vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C and folate.