Sunday, April 27, 2008

Spinach Triangles

This weekend I decided to make a really easy and delicious recipe that can be used for snacks or h'ordervs for a party. Some of these items I always have in my freezer so it makes it easy to prepare.

Spinach Mixture
1 large tomato seeded and diced
1/2 tsp kosher salt
2 sprigs oregano

2 packages frozen spinach (10 oz packages)
2/3 cup of Parmesan cheese
3 tablespoons tomato paste
1 teaspoon garlic paste
2 egg yolks

Puff Pastry
1 - package store bought puff pasty (2 pepperidge farm puff pastry sheets they come 2 per package)
1 egg yolk beaten (to seal the dough)
1 egg beaten to brush on top of triangles before baking

Preheat oven to 400 Degree's

Defrost the frozen spinach. I did this in the microwave it took 8 minutes. Drain the spinach really well so your filling is not liquid.

Seed and dice the tomatoes. Mix with 1/2 teaspoon of salt and the two 2 sprigs of oregano chopped. I let this mixture sit for a little bit so everything has time to drain.

Combine the tomato's with the spinach mixture. Add a 2/3 cup of Parmesan cheese. Mix very well and taste to see if you need to add salt or pepper. Mix in the 2 egg yolks.

Roll out the puffed pastry into 3 inch squares and I used a 1/8 measuring cup to make sure all the filling was the same amount. Place filling on 1 corner of the triangle and put some egg yolk on 2 sides to help the dough stick together.

Use the Diagonal corner of the filling to pull over ,and then seal really well. I used a fork to make sure it was completely sealed.

Place on cookie sheet and beat 1 egg and brush onto the dough. Sprinkle some Parmesan on top.

Bake in over for 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown. Then serve. These are best served hot.


Sab said...

These look really good! Mind if I give them the ol "college try"?

Ruth said...

sab go ahead its a great dish