Monday, October 25, 2010

Recipe for Spinach and Herbed Cheese Bundles

Makes 50 bundles, each with approximately 65 calories, 4 grams fat, 5 grams carbs, 1 gram protein

2 sheets store bought puff pastry, thawed
2 10 oz packages chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
1 6.5 oz package light garlic and herb spreadable cheese
1 egg
1 tsp water
Kosher salt

Mix egg and water and set aside.
Mix spinach and cheese together.
Roll out each pastry sheet to approximately 12 x 12 inches and cut with pizza cutter into 25 squares.
Place approximately 1 TBSP mixture across each square at an angle, corner to corner.  Brush the egg wash on the other corners and bring corners together, pinching to seal.
Lay corners over one side.
Brush tops with egg wash and sprinkle with kosher salt.
Bake on parchment sheet lined cookie sheet until brown and puffed, approximately 15-18 minutes.
Serve warm.