I made Spanikopita last weekend and had tons of the filling leftover. I decided to experiment with the Puff Pastry in my freezer. It turned out really well and was so much faster and easier than dealing with Philo Dough. This would be great for a party.
1 box of Frozen Puff Pastry
1 box of Frozen Chopped Spinach (thawed)
1 container of Feta Cheese, crumbled
1 small container of Ricotta Cheese
1 Egg, beaten
2 cloves of garlic minced
salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp Dill (optional)
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 cup chopped scallions
You will have 2 Puff Pastry sheets in the box, you only need one.
THAW pastry sheet at room temperature 30 min-40 minutes
Preheat oven to 400°
Heat vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Slowly cook and stir onions, scallions and garlic until softened.
Mix in spinach and the spices. Cook approximately 10 minutes, or until most of the moisture has been absorbed.
Remove from heat, let cool slightly
Mix in Feta Cheese, Ricotta, egg, salt and pepper, stir until well combined.
UNFOLD pastry on lightly floured surface. Roll into 18"x9" rectangle. Cut into 18 (3") squares.
Press squares into 3" muffin-pan cups. Place 1 tsp or so of the mixture into the cups.
BAKE 12 min. or until golden. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 min. Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.