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Broccoli Balls

  Frozen chopped broccoli 20 Ounce (2 packages, 10-ounce each)
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 6 , beaten
  Stuffing mix 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Green onions 3 , chopped
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Celery seed 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Tomatoes 5 , sliced
  Grated swiss cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs) (optional)

Pierce package of broccoli several times.
Place each one on a paper plate.
Microwave (one at a time) at HIGH 5 to 6 minutes.
Microwave butter at HIGH 1 1/2 to 2 minutes to melt in a 2-quart glass casserole.
Stir in eggs, stuffing mix, onions, Parmesan cheese, salt, celery seed, lemon juice, and broccoli.
Using an ice cream scoop, form mixture into balls, or pack in muffin tins.
Remove to a suitable container for the freezer after the balls are frozen.
For serving, place frozen broccoli balls on a thick tomato slice.
Place 4 at a time in an 8-x 8-inch glass dish.
Microwave at HIGH 10 to 12 minutes.
Rotate the dish 1/4 turn at 3 minute intervals.
Before serving the tomato, peeling may be gently pulled away.
For garnish, grated Swiss cheese may be sprinkled on top of broccoli balls during the last 1/4 to 1 minute of cooking time.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3076 Calories from Fat 1983

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 225 g346.1%

Saturated Fat 129.2 g646.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1801.4 mg600.5%

Sodium 3863.9 mg161%

Total Carbohydrates 148 g49.3%

Dietary Fiber 25.8 g103.3%

Sugars 25.1 g

Protein 137 g273.2%

Vitamin A 604.7% Vitamin C 1037.6%

Calcium 231.9% Iron 86.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Broccoli Balls Recipe