Sausage and Spinach Wontons

By WEEK Reporter

Sausage and Spinach Wontons

June 8, 2011 Updated Jun 10, 2011 at 10:11 AM CDT

A fun and unique appetizer, submitted by Ashley Simper, MS, RD, LDN, Community/Outpatient Dietitian from OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

Ingredients: 

Cooking Spray
48 refrigerated wonton wrappers
3 turkey sausage links
1 (10 oz) pkg frozen chopped spinach (thawed with liquid squeezed out)
1 (8 oz) fat free cream cheese (room temperature)
1/2 cup light sour cream
1 (14.5 oz) can no-added sodium diced tomatoes (liquid drained)
1 (4.5 oz) can chopped green chiles
1/3 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1/8 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions: 

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.  Spray muffin tin with cooking spray. Press wonton wrappers firmly into the bottom of each cup.  Spray tops of wontons with cooking spray. Bake for about 5 minutes or until completely crisp.

2. Cut open and remove casings on sausage links. In a large saucepan, cook sausage meat on medium heat using a spatula to separate into ground pieces until no longer pink.

3. Add the rest of the ingredients. Stir well until thoroughly combined and cheese is melted.

4. Evenly spoon mixture into wontons and enjoy.

Serves 16

Nutrition Information: 

Per serving (3 wontons)

Calories: 136
Total Fat: 3 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 435 mg
Total Carb: 16 g
Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
Protein: 9 g