Bake-Off® Contest 42, 2006
Mountain View, California

Spinach Dip Crisps

Crisp, delicate wontons make an elegant cup for a creamy, spinach-filled appetizer.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen chopped spinach
24
wonton skins (about 3 1/4-inch squares; from 16-oz package)
1
can (7 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1/3
cup reduced-fat mayonnaise or salad dressing
3/4
cup finely shredded Monterey Jack and Cheddar cheese blend

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cook spinach as directed on box. Drain; set aside to cool.
  • 2 Place 1 wonton skin in each of 24 ungreased regular-size muffin cups, gently pressing skin into bottom and up side of each cup (points of wonton skin will show above cup edge). Bake 7 to 10 minutes or until top 1/4 inch of wonton skins are golden brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, squeeze all excess water from spinach; place in large bowl. Stir in green chiles, mayonnaise and 1/4 cup of the cheese; mix well.
  • 4 Spoon about 1 tablespoon spinach mixture into each wonton cup. Sprinkle each with 1 teaspoon remaining cheese. Bake 5 to 7 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and filling is hot. Remove from muffin cups; serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cook spinach as directed on box. Drain; set aside to cool.
  • 2 Place 1 wonton skin in each of 24 ungreased regular-size muffin cups, gently pressing skin into bottom and up side of each cup (points of wonton skin will show above cup edge). Bake 7 to 10 minutes or until top 1/4 inch of wonton skins are golden brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, squeeze all excess water from spinach; place in large bowl. Stir in green chiles, mayonnaise and 1/4 cup of the cheese; mix well.
  • 4 Spoon about 1 tablespoon spinach mixture into each wonton cup. Sprinkle each with 1 teaspoon remaining cheese. Bake 5 to 7 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and filling is hot. Remove from muffin cups; serve warm.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
50
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
125mg
125%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.