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Ricotta, Ham And Spinach Phyllo Triangles

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Ingredients
  Phyllo pastry 1 Pound, thawed (454 gram, 1 package)
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), melted
For filling
  Packed spinach 2 Cup (32 tbs), cooked, squeezed dry and chopped (fresh)
  Ricotta cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cooked ham 8 Ounce, shredded to make 1 1/2 cups (250 gram, such as Black Forest)
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped fresh tarragon/1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon 2 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 4
Directions

Filling: In large bowl, blend together spinach, ricotta, ham, cheese, tarragon, egg yolks, and salt and pepper to taste.
Place 1 sheet of phyllo on work surface, covering remaining phyllo with waxed paper then damp tea towel to prevent drying. Brush sheet lightly with butter; lay second sheet over top and brush with butter. Using ruler and sharp knife, cut pastry crosswise into 3-1/2-inch (9 cm) wide strips.
Spoon rounded tablespoonful (15 mL) filling about 1 inch (2.5 cm) from end of each strip. Fold 1 corner of phyllo over filling so bottom edge of phyllo meets side edge to form triangle. Fold up triangle. Continue folding triangle sideways and upward until end of phyllo strip is reached. Press edges firmly together. Repeat with remaining phyllo sheets and filling.
Place triangles on lightly greased baking sheets; brush with butter. Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until puffed and golden. Makes about 50 hors d'oeuvres.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4232 Calories from Fat 2563

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 290 g446.3%

Saturated Fat 173.1 g865.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1530 mg510%

Sodium 3546.9 mg147.8%

Total Carbohydrates 306 g102%

Dietary Fiber 11.1 g44.5%

Sugars 11.6 g

Protein 131 g261.8%

Vitamin A 306.3% Vitamin C 38%

Calcium 219.8% Iron 122.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Ricotta, Ham And Spinach Phyllo Triangles Recipe