Easy Florentine Rolls

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Using purchased pizza dough makes these appetizer rolls a snap to put together.

Easy Florentine Rolls
Photo: Kim Cornelison
Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
18 mins
Stand Time:
2 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Yield:
12 rolls

Ingredients

  • 4 green onions, finely chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 6 ounce package fresh baby spinach

  • ¼ cup snipped fresh basil

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 13.8 ounce package refrigerated pizza dough

  • ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese (1 oz.)

  • 2 tablespoon toasted pine nuts

  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

  • ¼ cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degree F. Grease twelve 2-1/2-inch muffin cups; set aside. In a large skillet cook green onions and garlic in 1 tablespoon of the oil until tender. Add spinach and basil; cook and stir over medium heat just until wilted. Drain off excess liquid. Stir in salt and pepper. Set aside to cool.

  2. On a well-floured surface, unroll pizza dough and shape into a 12x8-inch rectangle. Brush surface of dough with the remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Spread spinach mixture to within 1 inch of the edges of dough. Sprinkle with feta cheese and pine nuts. Starting with one of the long sides, roll dough into a spiral.

  3. Slice roll into 12 pieces. Place cut side up in prepared muffin cups. Brush with butter and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand in muffin cups for 2 minutes. Carefully remove from cups and serve warm. Makes 12 rolls.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

165 Calories
9g Fat
14g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 165
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 443mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 5.3mg 27%
Calcium 181.7mg 14%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Potassium 148mg 3%
Folate, total 56.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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