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Spinach Cheese Appetizers

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Spinach cheese appetizers is an herbed and spiced spinach recipe. These triangular appetizers are made with spinach and feta cheese wrapped in phyllo dough casings. The spinach and cheese filling is made along with eggs and is baked for indivudual appetizers that can be served with a dipping sauce.
Ingredients
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Eggs 2
  Crumbled feta cheese 16 Ounce
  Frozen chopped spinach 30 Ounce, thawed and well drained (Three 10 Ounce Package)
  Minced fresh parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried oregano leaves/2 tablespoons fresh oregano, chopped 1 Teaspoon
  Freshly grated nutmeg 1 Tablespoon
  Black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Frozen phyllo dough 16 Ounce, thawed (1 Package)
  Margarine 2 Cup (32 tbs), melted
Directions

Preheat oven to 375°F.
Heat oil over medium-high heat in small skillet.
Add onion; cook and stir until translucent.
Beat eggs in large bowl; stir in onion, feta cheese, spinach, parsley and oregano.
Season with nutmeg, salt and pepper.
Remove phyllo from package; unroll and place on large sheet of waxed paper.
Fold phyllo crosswise into thirds.
Use scissors to cut along folds into thirds.
Cover phyllo with large sheet of plastic wrap and damp clean kitchen towel.
Lay 1 strip of phyllo at a time on a flat surface and brush with melted margarine.
Fold strip in half lengthwise; brush with margarine again.
Place rounded teaspoonful of spinach filling on 1 end of strip; fold over one corner to make triangle.
Continue folding end to end, as you would fold a flag, keeping edges straight.
Brush top with margarine.
Repeat process until all filling is used.
Place triangles in a single layer, seam side down, on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake 20 minutes or until lightly browned.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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