Spinach Meatballs

85 mins (prep 30, cooking 55)
11 ingredients
4 servings
This recipe provided by Texas Beef Council. It is lean and packed with iron. Baked, not fried and can be frozen.Update: 03/13/2010 Elainemae, a reviewer suggested we use infant's rice cereal instead of breadcrumbs and it serves a dual purpose - increase the iron content. Great idea! :)

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Serving Size (97.82 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 103.59 Calories from Fat 13.23
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.47g 9.05%
Saturated Fat 0.27g 5.45%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 488.16mg 81.36%
Total Carbohydrate 18.36g 24.47%
Dietary Fiber 3.23 g 51.68%
Sugars 1.73 g %
Protein 5.4g 43.16%
Vitamin A 8310.8IU% Vitamin C 4.17mg%
Calcium 131.93mg% Iron 2.43mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
lean ground beef, prepared spaghetti sauce, uncooked pasta, grated parmesan cheese