GREEK SPINACH TRIANGLES
- Cooking Time: 18 to 20
- Servings: 24
- 1 (10 oz) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed
- ½ cup chopped onions
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 3 oz feta cheese, finely crumbled
- ½ cup fat-free cottage cheese
- ½ tsp dried oregano
- 12 sheets phyllo dough
Spray a cookie sheet with non-stick olive oil spray and set aside. Preheat oven to 375°F
Squeeze excess liquid from the spinach. Set the spinach aside.
Spray an unheated large skillet with olive oil no-stick spray.
Add the onions and garlic, cook and stir over medium heat about 3 minutes or until the onions are tender.
Remove from the heat and stir in the spinach.
In a large bowl, combine the feta cheese, cottage cheese and oregano.
Stir in the spinach mixture and set aside.
Place on sheet of the phyllo dough on a large piece of wax paper.
Spray the dough with the non-stick spray repeat layering and spraying the phyllo two more times for a total of 3 sheets. Cover the remaining sheets of phyllo with a damp towel to prevent drying out.
Cut the stack of prepared phyllo dough lengthwise into six strips.
For each filled triangle, spoon about 1 tbsp of the spinach mixture about 1 inch from the end of each strip.
Fold the end over the spinach mixture at a 45° angle.
Continue folding to form a triangle that encloses the spinach (like folding a flag)
Repeat for a total of 24 appetizers.
Place triangles on the prepared cookie sheet. Lightly spray them with the non-stick spray.
Bake 18-20 minutes or until golden brown.