Spinach Cheese Triangles Recipe
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Spinach Cheese Triangles Recipe

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Filled with three kinds of cheese and lots of spinach, these light little bites pack a delectable punch. Friends and family will think you fussed, but these starters come together quickly. —Sherri Melotik, Oak Creek, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES: 48 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons soft bread crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 sheets phyllo dough (14x9 inches)
  • Butter-flavored cooking spray

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 30 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 71 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in spinach; cook over medium-low heat just until spinach is wilted. Transfer to a large bowl; add the cheeses, eggs, bread crumbs, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Place one sheet of phyllo dough on a work surface with a long side facing you. (Keep remaining phyllo covered with plastic wrap to prevent it from drying out.) Spray sheet with butter-flavored spray; cut into four 9x3-1/2-in. strips.
  3. Place 1 tablespoon filling on lower corner of each strip. Fold dough over filling, forming a triangle. Fold triangle up, then fold triangle over, forming another triangle. Continue folding, like a flag, until you come to the end of the strip.
  4. Spritz end of dough with spray and press onto triangle to seal. Turn triangle and spritz top with cooking spray. Repeat with remaining phyllo and filling.
  5. Place triangles on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Spinach Cheese Triangles in Healthy Cooking August/September 2010, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 30 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 71 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Aug. 30, 2012

"I made these and they turned out great! Definitely a hit at the party I took them to."

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Reviewed Jul. 28, 2010

"Easy Spanikopita-Spinach Pie."

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