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Greek Sandwich Bites

Here's an appetizer that tastes just like traditional spanakopita, but it's much less work to make.

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  • cook 25 min
  • serves 16

Here’s an appetizer that tastes just like traditional spanakopita, but it’s much less work to make.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 lb. fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 8 slices Italian bread (1/2 in. thick)
  • 4 tsp. butter, softened

    How to make it  25 minutes

  • 1

    In a large nonstick skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the spinach; cook and stir until wilted. Drain. Stir in the feta, pine nuts, salt, pepper and nutmeg.

  • 2

    Spread over four bread slices; top with remaining bread. Spread outsides of sandwiches with butter. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until bread is browned and cheese is melted, turning once. Cut each sandwich into quarters.

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    Nutritional Information(per serving)

    • Calories: 87
    • Fat: 5 g
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g
    • Cholesterol: 6 mg
    • Sodium: 200 mg
    • Carbs: 8 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Fiber: 1 g

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