Filled with melty cheese and spinach, these Cheesy Spinach Wontons are certain to fill you up with flavor, without filling you out and throwing you off track! Packed with nutritious value from the spinach, these wontons combine an array of ingredients to make this delicious dish healthy, creamy, flavorful and most importantly, cheesy.
Cheesy Spinach Wontons are the perfect go-to finger food for the non-meat lover, or for anyone looking to indulge in some cheesy deliciousness. Packed with bursting flavor from garlic, scallions, chives and onion powder, these Cheesy Spinach Wontons are certain to satisfy. Oh, and did we mention these wontons also include cream cheese? Count us in! The absolute best part about this amazing recipe? One batch of these makes a whopping 24 wontons—so they’re perfect to share with the family, or to whip up to bring along to a party. In fact, you can simply double the recipe to bring these along to a Friday night get-together, and you’re sure to be the hit of the party!
You can indulge in one of these Cheesy Spinach Wontons with six simple steps and count it as just two Extras on your Nutrisystem meal plan. That’s right— you can enjoy a cheesy, crispy wonton that is Nutrisystem-approved and easy to make. Be sure to log your Cheesy Spinach Wontons on your NuMi app to ensure you are staying on track with your weight loss goals. Forgetting to keep track of your daily intake each day can easily throw you off course on your weight loss journey. Log your Cheesy Spinach Wontons right here on the NuMi app! >
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Servings: 24 (1 wonton)
Calories per Serving: 46.8
On Nutrisystem, Count As: 2 Extras
- 1 pound frozen chopped spinach, thawed
- 4 oz. low-fat cream cheese, room temperature
- ¼ cup low-fat whipped cottage cheese
- 2 Tbsp. chives, finely chopped
- 4 scallions, finely chopped
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp. minced garlic
- 1 tsp. onion powder
- ½ tsp. salt
- ¼ tsp. black pepper
- 24 wonton wrappers
- 1 Tbsp. egg white
- Preheat oven to 375° F.
- Wrap thawed spinach in a kitchen towel and squeeze until all excess water is removed.
- In a large bowl, combine all ingredients, except wonton wrappers. Mix thoroughly.
- Set up a work station with a small bowl of warm water. Place 1 Tbsp. of the filling in the center of a wonton wrapper. Dip your fingers in the bowl of water and moisten the edges of the wrapper. Pull two opposite corners of the wrapper up, over the filling, and pinch together. Repeat with the two remaining corners and pinch edges together to seal.
- Once all wontons have been prepared, lightly brush the wontons with the egg white.
- Bake for 10 to 11 minutes, until the wontons are lightly brown.