Cheesy Triangles

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 50 minutes
  • 2 servings

Phyllo sheet-wrapped, cheesy, triangular pies translate into “tiropitakia”, a snack from the Greek cuisine. These small bites are made with crunchy phyllo pastry and three types of cheese which make them a truly creamy delight.

Ingredients Needed for Cheesy Triangles

1 tablespoon olive oil
5 ounces of baby spinach
½ cup low fat cottage cheese
1 spring onion, chopped
1 red chili, sliced
1 teaspoon chili flakes
salt
pepper
1 tablespoon lemon juice
½ cup parmesan, grated
¼ cup feta cheese, crumbled
2 egg whites
salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 phyllo sheet

How to Cook Cheesy Triangles

  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over low heat and add the baby spinach. Cook and stir until it softens.
  2. Add the cooked spinach, cottage cheese, spring onion, red chili, chili flakes, lemon juice, parmesan, feta cheese, and egg whites to a bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix them using two spatulas. Set aside.
  3. Add the egg whites and olive oil to a small bowl. Season with salt and mix them. Set aside.
  4. Assemble the triangles:

    Cut the phyllo sheets into 3 long strips each. Distribute the cheese mixture to them and wrap them to form triangles.

  5. Place the triangles on a parchment paper-lined baking tray and cover them with egg white mixture using a kitchen brush.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes at 340⁰F/170⁰C.

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