Spinach and Cream Cheese Parcels Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
CourseMethod
VegetarianMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Short crust pastry600 Gram (Bought)
 Cream cheese450 Gram
 Cooked spinach/Fresh spinach - 450 grams225 Gram
 Cheese100 Gram, grated
 Tomato puree2 Tablespoon
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
 Basil1⁄2 Teaspoon, freeze-dried
 Oregano1⁄2 Teaspoon, freeze-dried

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 432 Calories from Fat 333

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.1%

Saturated Fat 20.6 g103%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 100 mg

Sodium 375.6 mg15.7%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.6%

Sugars 3.1 g

Protein 11 g22%

Vitamin A 94.2% Vitamin C 19.8%

Calcium 24.2% Iron 9.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature of 375 degrees.

MAKING
2) In a food processor, place the cream cheese and switch the processor on at a low speed.
3) Add all the remaining ingredients gradually, keep increase the speed all the time.
4) Cut the pastry into squares of 9 cm. each and place them on a baking tray.
5) On each square, add 2 teaspoonfuls of the filling and fold the pastry over to make the triangles.
6) Brush the stuffed pastry with a beaten egg or milk to glaze well.
7) Bake in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes or till the preparation is form to touch.

SERVING
8) Serve the Spinach and Cream Cheese Parcels as an appetizer while still hot. Place on a decorative serving platter and serve.
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