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Tyropetes Fennel Spiced Cheese Triangles

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  Green onions 4 , finely chopped
  Cream cheese 5 Ounce (Room Temperature)
  Ricotta cheese/Farmer's cheese 5 Ounce
  Crumbled feta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), rinsed
  Grated gruyere cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Minced fresh parsley 3 Tablespoon
  Fennel seed 2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , well beaten
  Phyllo pastry sheets 1⁄2 Pound (12 Sheets)
  Unsalted butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted with 1/2 cup olive oil (1 Stick)
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sesame seed 1 Teaspoon

Combine onion, all cheeses, parsley and fennel seed in medium bowl and mix well with fork.
Blend in egg.
Stack phyllo on work surface.
Cut lengthwise into thirds; stack again.
Cover phyllo with waxed paper and damp towel to prevent drying.
Remove top strip of phyllo and brush with butter mixture.
With short end in front of you, fold long sides into center to form strip approximately 11x2 inches.
Place 1 teaspoon cheese filling at bottom end.
Fold pastry strip up over filling so bottom edge meets left edge, forming a triangle.
Continue folding back at right angles to make triangular shape, tucking in any remaining phyllo at end.
Repeat procedure with remaining phyllo and filling.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Generously butter baking sheet.
Arrange phyllo triangles on sheet.
Brush generously with butter mixture and sprinkle with sesame seed.
Bake triangles 1 sheet at a time, brushing once with butter mixture halfway through baking time, until crisp and golden, 25 to 30 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4150 Calories from Fat 3108

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 352 g540.8%

Saturated Fat 160.2 g801.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 815.1 mg271.7%

Sodium 3404.6 mg141.9%

Total Carbohydrates 168 g56%

Dietary Fiber 12.2 g48.9%

Sugars 17.4 g

Protein 106 g211.2%

Vitamin A 236.7% Vitamin C 139.7%

Calcium 157.6% Iron 90.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tyropetes Fennel Spiced Cheese Triangles Recipe