Cheesy Spinach Tartlets

Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts provide a simple addition to these cheesy spinach tartlets – flavorful appetizers.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 24

Ingredients

1
teaspoon olive or vegetable oil
4
cups packed chopped fresh spinach
1
egg
1
cup crumbled feta cheese (4 oz)
1/2
cup ricotta cheese
1/2
teaspoon dried dill weed
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
Dash pepper
1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1
tablespoon diced pimientos or red bell pepper, if desired
  • 1 In 8-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add spinach; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until wilted and tender. Cool slightly.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat egg. Stir in feta cheese, ricotta cheese, dill, salt, nutmeg and pepper until well blended. Stir in cooked spinach.
  • 3 Heat oven to 400°F. Remove pie crust from pouch; place crust flat on lightly floured surface. If necessary, press out folds or creases. With 2 1/2-inch round cutter, cut 12 rounds. Repeat with second crust.
  • 4 Press rounds in bottom and up sides of 24 ungreased miniature muffin cups. Spoon 1 rounded tablespoon spinach mixture into each pie crust-lined cup.
  • 5 Bake 13 to 18 minutes or until filling is set and edges are light golden brown. Cool tartlets 5 minutes; remove from pans. Garnish with pimiento. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Tart1et
    Calories
    100
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    160mg
    160%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    9g
    9%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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