Italian Cheese Wontons Recipe

Italian Cheese Wontons Recipe
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Italian Cheese Wontons Recipe

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A cheesy filling gives wonton wrappers a taste-tempting, Italian twist. The hot and crisp snacks get gobbled up...no matter how many I make!—Barbara Pletzke, Herndon, Virginia
MAKES:
40 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES:
40 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 1 carton (15 ounces) ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 40 wonton wrappers
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Marinara or spaghetti sauce, warmed

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients.
Position a wonton wrapper with one point toward you. (Keep remaining wrappers covered with a damp paper towel until ready to use.) Place 1 tablespoon filling in the center of wrapper. Fold bottom corner over filling; fold sides toward center over filling. Roll toward the remaining point. Moisten top corner with water; press to seal. Repeat. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
In an electric skillet or deep fryer, heat oil to 375°.
Fry wontons, a few at a time, for 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve with marinara. Yield: 40 wontons.
To Make Ahead: Prepare the wonton filling the day before. Fill the wontons the day of the party; cover with damp paper towels and plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator.
Originally published as Italian Cheese Wontons in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2010, p10

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 81 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 117mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 1 carton (15 ounces) ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 40 wonton wrappers
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Marinara or spaghetti sauce, warmed
  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients.
  2. Position a wonton wrapper with one point toward you. (Keep remaining wrappers covered with a damp paper towel until ready to use.) Place 1 tablespoon filling in the center of wrapper. Fold bottom corner over filling; fold sides toward center over filling. Roll toward the remaining point. Moisten top corner with water; press to seal. Repeat. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. In an electric skillet or deep fryer, heat oil to 375°.
  4. Fry wontons, a few at a time, for 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve with marinara. Yield: 40 wontons.
To Make Ahead: Prepare the wonton filling the day before. Fill the wontons the day of the party; cover with damp paper towels and plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator.
Originally published as Italian Cheese Wontons in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2010, p10

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