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Broccoli And White Beans Baked In Phyllo

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  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Broccoli florets 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sweet red pepper 1 Medium, chopped
  Chopped green onions 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned white beans 1 Cup (16 tbs), rinsed and drained (Small Size)
  Cooked orzo pasta 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Frozen phyllo sheets 12 , thawed (13 X 9 Inch Each)
  Reduced calorie margarine 2 Tablespoon, melted

For the filling, add the oil to a large no-stick skillet and heat over medium heat.
Add the broccoli, peppers and onions.
Cook and stir for 4 to 5 minutes or just until the vegetables are tender.
Remove the skillet from the heat.
Stir in the beans, orzo, mustard and lemon juice; set aside.
Place the phyllo in a stack on a large piece of wax paper.
Cover with plastic wrap and then a damp kitchen towel to prevent drying out.
To assemble the bundles, place 2 sheets of the phyllo on another piece of wax paper.
Brush with some of the margarine.
Then top with 2 more sheets of the phyllo and brush with more of the margarine.
Using a sharp knife, cut the prepared stack into 4 rectangles.
Place 1/4 cup of the filling in the center of each rectangle.
To enclose the filling, bring the 4 corners up and together, then pinch and twist slightly.
Place the finished bundles in muffin cups.
Repeat assembling bundles with the remaining phyllo, filling and margarine.
Brush the tops with any remaining margarine.
Bake at 375° for 6 to 8 minutes or until golden.
If desired, tie a scallion green around the top of each bundle.

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Broccoli And White Beans Baked In Phyllo Recipe