Asian Green Triangles©

This recipe is a healthier alternative to your party treats and pastries. These tasty filo parcels contain a herb and ricotta filling and have less kilojoules and fat than many other fried appetizers or snacks.
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Details
  • Makes 12
  • 7 Ingredients
  • 10 Minutes Prep
  • 10 Minutes Cook
  • Medium
Nutrition
  • Energy 260kJ
  • Protein 3g
  • Fat (total) 2g
  • - Saturated Fat 1g
  • Carbohydrate (total) 8g
  • - Sugar 1g
  • Fibre 1g
  • Sodium 150mg

Ingredients

1 bunch baby bok choy, thinly sliced

1 brown onion, diced finely

1 clove garlic, crushed

1 teaspoon soy sauce

1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

150g reduced fat ricotta cheese

12 sheets filo pastry

Method

  1. Place bok choy, onion, garlic, soy sauce, basil and ricotta cheese in a bowl. Mix until well combined
  2. Lay one sheet filo pastry on the bench and fold lengthways into thirds
  3. Spoon some of the mixture onto the top of the pastry strip. Fold pastry over to form a triangle and continue folding the pastry strip
  4. Place triangle on a lightly greased tray. Continue to create filo triangles with the ricotta mixture, using a new sheet of filo each time
  5. Lightly spray triangles with canola oil before baking in a moderate oven, 180C, for 10 minutes, or until golden brown

Dietitian Notes / Recipe Tips

Filo pastry is much lighter and contains less fat than average pastries. Using filo pastry instead of normal pastry can help to decrease kilojoules, total fat and saturated fat. Don’t forget your portion size is still very important for overall health.

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Provider Acknowledgement

Recipe and image kindly provided by Sanitarium Health & Wellbeing Company.

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