Spinach Tartlets Recipe

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Spinach Tartlets
A simple, less exotic spinach filling for the whole wheat tartlets. The low - calorie white sauce keeps the snack healthy. For a tea party, you can create a range of different fillings. Remember however to go easy on the mozzarella cheese even if it is low in calories than other types of processed cheese.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
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Instructions
For the whole wheat bread tartlets
  1. Remove the crust from the bread slices.
  2. Flatten each slice using a rolling pin.
  3. Grease a muffin tray using ¾ tsp of melted butter and press the bread slices.
  4. Brush the bread slices with the remaining ¾ tsp of melted butter and bake them in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp. Keep aside.
  5. For the low - calorie white sauce
  6. Combine the cauliflower and 1 cup of water in a non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 7 to 8 minutes or till soft. Allow it to cool slightly and blend in a mixer to a smooth purée. Keep aside.
  7. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the whole wheat flour and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  8. Add the milk and cauliflower purée and mix well till no lumps remain and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute or till the sauce thickens.
  9. Add the salt and pepper and mix well.
For the spinach filling
  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add the green chillies and spinach, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuosly.
  3. Add the prepared low-calorie white sauce and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Divide the spinach filling into 8 equal portions and keep aside.
How to proceed
  1. Fill a portion of the spinach filling in each bread tartlets and sprinkle 1 tsp of cheese over it.
  2. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 4 to 5 minutes or till the cheese melts.
  3. Serve immediately.

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