Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Spanakopita Crescents



My favorite night at the diner in our town is Greek Night.  Every Tuesday you can have your choice of delicious Greek dishes along with a Greek salad loaded with feta cheese, olives and stuffed grape leaves with baklava for dessert.  I just can't get enough Greek food.  I made these as a Thanksgiving appetizer and they were all gone in a few minutes.  This is a good appetizer to make for your holiday party.  The recipe is from Sweet Little Bluebird.   

Ingredients:
1 container Pillsbury crescent rolls
10 oz. frozen chopped spinach (defrosted and drained)
4 oz. crumbled feta cheese
3 green onions chopped
1 large clove of garlic minced
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp dill weed
1 tbsp lemon juice

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a medium bowl, add feta cheese and dill and set aside.
In a medium saucepan, heat olive oil on medium heat and add onions and garlic and saute for 3 minutes.

Drain as much liquid out of the spinach as you can by either using a sieve or pressing the water out with your hands or a spoon.  Add defrosted and drained spinach to the pan and mix the garlic, onions, and spinach together.

Once blended well, add feta cheese and dill to mixture.  Next add lemon juice and mix everything together.


Place crescents rolls on clean surface and add one tablespoon of spinach mixture to each roll.


Fold over topping and pinch all openings closed.  Place rolls on ungreased cookie sheet.  Bake for 12-14 minutes or until rolls are golden brown.  Serve warm.


Enjoy!  Susan

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11 comments:

  1. I received your cookies earlier this week! Thanks so much!! We all (my daughter, boyfriend, and I) all loved them! They are awesome!

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    1. Mollie - That's great, we are so glad you liked them! Have a great Holiday Season :)

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  2. I'm visiting from Foodtastic Friday. You were the link ahead of me. Your recipe looks amazing. I've never heard of containers of Pillsbury crescent rolls. I probably can't get hold of those in the UK!

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  3. Making these with Pillsbury crescent rolls is a great idea. I have such a hard time working with phyllo dough. Bring these by my foodie friday party today. I bet other people will appreciate the simplicity of these rolls.

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  4. Looks like a GREAT recipe. I love the idea of using crescent rolls! Featuring your recipe on my Walking on Sunshine Facebook Wall. Please stop by and get your "I Was Featured Button." http://www.foodiefriendsfriday.com/p/get-our-buttons.html

    Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday!

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  5. Easy and quick appetizers thanks for sharing at foodie friends friday!

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  6. I love Spanakopita! This looks so easy also. Thanks for Linking up at Show Me Your Plaid Monday's!

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  7. We just love Spanakopita and this recipe looks awesome! Hope you have a great week and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  8. This spanakopita looks tasty! I'll have to give it a try. :)

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  9. These look awesome!!! And easy too! I will definitely have to try! Thanks for sharing! I'm now following you and can't wait to see what other recipes you share. Stop by my blog if you get a minute! Have a great day!

    ~Jen @ YummyHealthyEasy.blogspot.com

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  10. I used this recipe for secret recipe club!! we loved it.
    maria

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