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Spinach and Goat Cheese Phyllo Triangles
Recipe type: Appetizer
  • 1 bag spinach leaves (5 oz.)
  • ½ cup crumbled goat cheese (4 oz.)
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 sheets of phyllo dough (thawed)
  • Dash of sea salt, pepper and garlic powder, to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Add bag of spinach leaves and 3 cups water to a large pot over medium heat.
  3. Cover and steam until spinach has wilted, stirring occasionally (about 6 minutes.)
  4. Strain spinach and blot with paper towel to absorb excess water.
  5. In a large bowl, stir the spinach and goat cheese together until combined. Set aside.
  6. Lightly brush a thin layer of olive oil across a sheet of phyllo dough with a pastry brush.
  7. Layer another phyllo sheet on top, brush with oil, and repeat with one more sheet.
  8. Slice the phyllo dough into 3 rectangular sections (horizontally).
  9. Scoop 2 tbsp of the spinach and cheese filling onto the lower left corner of one of the rectangles and continue to fold diagonally into a triangle shape.
  10. When the triangles are complete, brush both sides of the triangles with oil.
  11. Sprinkle with sea salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  12. Repeat with remaining 3 sheets of phyllo dough.
  13. Place triangles in the oven and bake for 30-40 minutes until the edges are a golden brown.
Serving size: 2 triangles Calories: 260 Fat: 16g Carbohydrates: 16g Sugar: 1g Sodium: 221mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 7g
Makes 3 servings.