Green Bean and Cottage Cheese Puffs

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Green Bean and Cottage Cheese Puffs
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Description

Make these Green Bean and Cottage Cheese Puffs as an appetizer for your next big event. Flaky layers of phyllo pastry envelop a creamy filling of thyme and clove seasoned cottage cheese and green beans. Topped with a dollop of pumpkin jam after baking, these savory cheesy green bean pastry puffs will steal the show. Make your own phyllo dough or purchase it premade. Make your own pumpkin jam, or use a store bought jam, but be sure to add it as it adds the perfect pop of flavor to complete these puffs.

Ingredients

12 servings
120 grams phyllo pastry
olive oil
400 grams green beans (cut in small pieces)
7 fresh thyme (branches)
3 garlic cloves
salt
170 grams cottage cheese (light)
ground black pepper
ground mustard
12 tablespoons jam (pumpkin, to taste)
cardamom (to taste)

Directions

1Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
2Cut the filo pastry into 10 by 10 centimeter squares.
3Grease the muffin pans with olive oil, and place a pastry square in each one, as pictured. Brush with a little more olive oil.
4Boil the green beans in water for 5 minutes, with 2 branches of fresh thyme, salt, and 1 garlic clove.
5After baking, remove the thyme, season with a little bit of olive oil, and set aside.
6Open package of light cream cheese, and crush the cheese with a fork. Season with salt, pepper, ground mustard, and fresh thyme.
7Place the green beans in the filo pastry, and top with the cheese. Bake for 20 minutes, or until edges of the dough edges turn golden.
8To serve, place 1 tablespoon of pumpkin jam on top, and sprinkle with cardamom to taste.
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NutritionView more

130Calories
Sodium7%DV170mg
Fat5%DV3g
Protein6%DV3g
Carbs8%DV23g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories130Calories from Fat25
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat3g5%
Saturated Fat0.5g3%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol<5mg1%
Sodium170mg7%
Potassium120mg3%
Protein3g6%
Calories from Fat25
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate23g8%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars11g22%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.