Need a vegetarian side dish? Spinach Puffs could be an outstanding recipe to try. This recipe serves 6. This recipe covers 19% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 317 calories, 8g of protein, and 22g of fat. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes. Head to the store and pick up puff pastry, kosher salt and pepper, olive oil, and a few other things to make it today.
Using your hands, squeeze spinach until dry,forcing out as much water as possible (toomuch water will make for a soggy filling;you should have about 2/3 cup well-drainedspinach).
Mix spinach and next 5 ingredientsin a medium bowl. Season to taste with saltand pepper. In a small bowl, beat 1 egg toblend; fold into spinach mixture.
Cut puff pastry into 3 equal strips.Reserve 1 strip for another use.
Cut eachremaining strip into 3 squares for a totalof
Place a square in each muffin cup,pressing into bottom and up sides andleaving corners pointing up. Divide fillingamong cups. Fold pastry over filling,pressing corners together to meet in center.DO AHEAD: Spinach puffs can be assembled3 hours ahead. Cover puffs and chill.
Preheat oven to 400°F. Beat remaining egg to blend in a smallbowl.
Brush pastry with egg wash (this willgive the pastry a nice sheen).
Bake untilpastry is golden brown and puffed, about25 minutes.
Transfer to a wire rack; let puffscool in pan for 10 minutes. Run a sharpparing knife around pan edges to loosen;turn out puffs onto rack to cool slightlybefore serving.
Per serving: 110 calories, 8 g fat, 2 g fiber