Nutty Broccoli Appetizers


per serving



1 Tb. extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
4 mashed garlic cloves
10 ounces frozen chopped broccoli
1 cup bread crumbs, preferably whole wheat
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp. each dried oregano and basil
Salt and black pepper, to taste
1/2 cup egg substitute (equivalent to 2 eggs)
Optional: low-sodium soy or teriyaki sauce, for dip


Saut onions and garlic in olive oil. Cook broccoli according to package directions; squeeze out excess water. Cool slightly. Combine with remaining ingredients. Form into balls 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Place on non-stick pan. Spray balls with olive oil or canola spray. Bake in preheated 400-degree oven 20-30 minutes, or until brown. Serve warm or at room temperature. Makes 24 balls. (Note: You also can spread mixture in a shallow pan, bake and cut into squares.)


Yield: 24 balls
1 POINT per serving (1 ball)

Nutritional Information:
Nutrition per ball: 33 calories, 1.9g fat (0.4g saturated), 1.9g protein, 2.5g carbohydrates, 0.5g fiber, 41mg sodium.