Hot Spinach Balls & Spicy Mustard Sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

This is an easy recipe...people who hate this dish....I'm always asked for this recipe...MOST IMPORTANT! SPINACH MUST BE VERY WELL DRAINED...ALL LIQUID MUST BE SQUEEZED OUT OF SPINACH!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mustard Sauce:.
  2. To make the spicy russian mustard sauce combine the dry mustard and vinegar in a small bowl.
  3. Cover and let stand at room temperature overnight.
  4. Next day, in a small pan, combine the mustard vinegar mixture, sugar and egg yolk and simmer over low heat.
  5. Cover and store in fridge for up to 1 month.
  6. When ready to use this delicious spicy mustard serve it at room temperature.
  7. Spinach Balls:
  8. (MOST IMPORTANT) Please make sure that the spinach is very well drained, there should be no liquid left in the spinach at all.
  9. Next combine all the ingredients into a large bowl and mix well.
  10. Then roll the spinach mixture into balls.
  11. Place the spinach balls on a cookie sheet and freeze until solid.
  12. Once the spinach balls are frozen place in a freezer bag and keep frozen until needed.
  13. Bake frozen in a 350 degree oven for 15 - 25 minutes.
  14. Please check the spinach balls after 15 minutes as all ovens vary.
  15. The balls should be firm when touched, cook longer if necessary.
Most Helpful

5 5

Love everything about these. All the flavors went so well together. I made the full batch and so glad I did. I used Savory Herb Stuffing Mix and I think that added a lot to the flavors. I over baked mine just a little because of last minute distractions, but they were still good. I had my own Hot Pepper Mustard that I served this with. I'll be making these again BK. Thanks. Made for Zaar Stars Tag Game :)

5 5

Great flavor and texture. Now I have one more creative way to get healthy spinach into our diet. Made these as a friday night appetizer. I did however have my own Spicy Mustard Sauce. Thanks for sharing. {made and reviewed for NZ/AUS recipe swap #31, Aug. 2009}

5 5

Have to agree with the rest . . . these are very tasty! Served them with a wasabi-ginger musteard. :yummy: Made them for a potluck and since there were kids there left out the hot sauce. Next time I'll add the hot sauce. So that the kids would eat them, called them Monkey Food. Only had 16 oz. of spinach so reduced everything by 20%. It did take 25 minutes to bake. Thanks for sharing!