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Phyllo Cheese Bundles

Ingredients
  Shredded yellow squash 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Shredded zucchini 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Finely chopped red bell pepper 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Finely chopped onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Phyllo dough sheets 6 , thawed and cut crosswise into halves (12X17 Inches Each)
  Frozen phyllo dough sheets 6 , thawed and cut crosswise into halves (12 X 17 Inches Each)
  Low fat cottage cheese 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (1% Milk Fat)
  1% low fat cottage cheese 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Scallions 4 , blanched (Green Onions 6 Inches Long, Green Portion Only)
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
2. Take a non stick skillet and spray it with non stick cooking spray. Heat.

MAKING
3. To the warm skillet, add, onion, garlic, pepper, zucchini, squash and cook over medium heat.
4.Stir frequently and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes till the moisture evaporates completely. Let cool.
5.Clean work surface and spray non stick cooking spray.
6.Arrange the phyllo halves side by side on the work place.
7. Place 2 phyllo dough halves over each of the dough halves to form a stack of total 3 dough halves. Make 4 stacks like this.
8.Spray surface of stacks with non stick cooking spray.
9.To the vegetable mixture add cottage cheese and mix well.
10. Spoon 1/3 of cottage cheese vegetable mixture on the center of stacks and bring the edges together in a twist to form a bundle. Repeat the same with the other 3 stacks to form 4 bundles in total.
11.Secure the bundle with a scallion.
12. Arrange bundles on the baking sheet and bake for about 15 minutes until the bundle browns.

SERVING
13.Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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