Spinach Feta Beggar’s Purses

Serves 36 | Finish in 45 minutes


10 oz package frozen spinach thawed and squeezed dry
8 oz chopped mushrooms
1 Tbsp. Litehouse® Instantly Fresh Garlic 
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 ¼ tsp Kosher salt
½ tsp nutmeg
¼ cup Litehouse® OPA Feta Dill 
4 oz grated mozzarella
½ tsp black pepper
12 sheets phyllo dough
melted butter, oil or pan spray


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  In a hot pan add the olive oil mushrooms and salt and cook until browned and the mushrooms lose volume and water.  Add the garlic and stir.  Add the spinach nutmeg and pepper.  Stir.  Add the dressing and the cheese. Turn off heat and allow to cool.
On a cutting board spread 1 sheet of phyllo and brush with oil, butter or spray with pan spray. (Be careful to have the ret of the phyllo under a damp towel) Lay another sheet and repeat.   Repeat 2 more time to make 4 total sheets.  Cut the sheet into 12 squares.  Place 1 tsp of filling in the center of each and place in the palm of your hand.  Bring all 4 edges together and twist to make a purse.  Repeat with remaining phyllo and filling.  Place on a sheet pan and spray all purses lightly with pan spray.  Bake in oven for 10-12 minutes.

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