A combination of nutritional yeast and tofu make this appetizer a cheesy delight for guests! These bites come together quickly and the use of nutmeg gives it that extra something special that will really impress your friends and family.

Spanakopita Bites [Vegan]

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Serves

6-8

Cooking Time

20

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • ¼ White or Yellow Onion, diced
  • ½ Block Extra Firm Tofu (9oz)
  • 2 cups Spinach, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Dried or Fresh Parsley
  • ¼ tsp Pepper
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Nutritional Yeast
  • ⅛ tsp Nutmeg
  • 15 Pre-Made Phyllo Shells

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Warm the oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and saute for 5 minutes, or until they begin to soften. Crumble in the tofu and fry for 5 minutes, stir, and fry 5 minutes more until it begins to lightly brown. Add the spinach and spices, mix well, and cook for 3-5 minutes more.
  2. Unwrap the phyllo shells and distribute evenly on a cookie sheet. Using a spoon, put about one tablespoon of filling into each shell. Bake for 10 minutes and cool slightly before serving. .

Notes

There will be extra filling at the end, this can be eaten as you would a tofu scramble



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