Sardine Recipes with Spinach Bites

Sardine Recipes with Spinach Bites

Another healthy and delicious recipe from us for your kids. Find the best sardine recipes with spinach bites here!

Makes: 40 bites
Time: 10 minutes + chilling
Age: 8+ months


100g baby leaf spinach
50g rolled oats
40g canned sardines in water with no added salt, drained
2 Tbsp almond flour
1 Tbsp chives
1 tsp sesame seeds
1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice


  • Boil a pot of water and add the spinach. Cook for 1 minute, drain and let them cool down.
  • Meanwhile, put the oats in a food processor and pulse to a fine flour. 
  • Rinse the sardines and add them to the food processor with the sesame seeds, lemon juice and chives.
  • Squeeze the spinach to get rid of all excess water and put in the food processor.
  • Whizz all the ingredients together until well combined and turned into a thick paste. 
  • Add a teaspoon or two of water if the paste is too dry and pulse.
  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper and put the almond flour on a shallow plate.
  • Roll a teaspoon of dough in your hands and squash it with your fingers to form a smooth bite-size cylinder.
  • Roll the bites into the almond flour until they are coated.
  • Place each bite on the tray and put in the fridge to set for 10-15 minutes before serving.
  • You can store the bites in an airtight container in the fridge and consume within 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.
Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information Typical Values: 

Nutrient per 100g per serving (5g)

765kJ/ 183kcal

38kJ/ 9kcal


of which saturates






of which sugars





Protein 9.8g 0.5g
Salt 0.08g 0g
Calcium 194mg (24%) 10mg
% reference intake of an average adult (8400kJ/2000kcal)