Won Tons W Spinach Pepperoni and Three Cheeses

Posted by: Shannon E 05-29-99 4:17 PM

Won Ton with Spinach Pepperoni and Three Cheeses

1/2 c. chopped onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1 T. olive oil
12 cups packed spinach leaves, coarsely chopped (or frozen, drained,squeeze dry
3/4 c. (3 1/2 oz) pepperoni, minced
1/4 t. minced fresh thyme
1/4 t. minced fresh oregano
2 t. lemon juice
1/4 c. grated Parmesan cheese
1 c. shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 c. shredded jack cheese
Salt and pepper
1 pkg won ton skins
1 egg, lightly beaten
Oil for deep frying

In skillet over med. heat cook onion and garlic in olive oil until tender.

Add spinach, pepperoni, thyme, oregano and lemon juice and cook stirring over med. heat until spinach is wilted and most of liquid has evaporated.

Drain any excess liquid. Transfer mixture to bowl and cool 5 minutes.

Add all three cheeses to onion mixture and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Place won ton wrapper on work surface with 1 corner at bottom. Mound 1 rounded tsp. filling in center.

Moisten edges with egg and fold over to form triangle, pinching edges together to seal well.

Fill remaining wrappers in same fashion. Heat oil to 360 degrees Fry won ton in batches for 2 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

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