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Greek-Style Sausage Roll

No recipe image available.Savory appetizer rolls filled with sausage, spinach and feta cheese.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound bulk sausage
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
1/4 pound feta cheese, crumbled
1/4 cup finely chopped parsley
1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
1 large egg, beaten
10 sheets frozen phyllo dough (17 x 13-inch rectangles), thawed
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large skillet cook sausage and onion over medium-high heat till sausage is done and onion is tender, stirring occasionally. Drain. Stir in spinach, feta cheese, parsley, white pepper and egg. Set aside.
  2. Unfold the phyllo dough. Spread 1 sheet flat; top with another sheet of phyllo. Gently brush with some of the melted butter. Top with the remaining sheets of phyllo, brushing each with butter. Reserve 1 tablespoon butter for top of pastry.
  3. Spread sausage-spinach mixture lengthwise over bottom third of layered phyllo dough to within 2-inches of ends. Fold ends over. Carefully roll up the phyllo. Place the roll, seam side down, on a lightly greased baking sheet; brush with the 1 tablespoon butter.
  4. Bake in a 350°F (175°C) oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden.

Makes 16 appetizer servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe): Calories 175 calories Protein 6 grams Fat 12 grams Sodium 329 milligrams Cholesterol 50 milligrams

Recipe provided courtesy of Pork, Be Inspired®.