Greek Sandwich Bites

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”” cook_time=”25 min” serves=”16″ details=”” ] Here’s an appetizer that tastes just like traditional spanakopita, but it’s much less

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”” cook_time=”25 min” serves=”16″ details=”” ]

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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”25 minutes”]

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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.

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[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]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. [/step-item]

[nutrition-info calories=”87″ calories_fat=”” fat=”5 g” sat_fat=”2 g” choles=”6 mg” sodium=”200 mg” carbs=”8 g” sugars=”” protein=”4 g” fiber=”1 g”] [/nutrition-info]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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