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Crispy Baked Spinach Tobacco

Sara Manaure
4 min read

Spinach is often highly recommended by doctors due to its high nutritional value. However, not all of us comply by incorporating it into our diet daily.

For this reason I bring you these crispy baked spinach tobaccos; for you to do at home.

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Fancy spinach

Either as a stick or to eat as a side, these entertaining cigars are a great option to incorporate vegetables. In addition, they are usually very inexpensive to make.

You will even surprise with its pleasant flavor, since with this recipe its flavor is completely disguised. So write down the recipe for these Crispy Baked Spinach Tobacco, and let's get to work.


For these delicious crispy baked spinach tobaccos you will need:

  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil,

  • 2 sprigs of spinach,

  • 1 cube of seasoned and a clove of garlic,

  • 20 squares of filo dough of 20x20,

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted

  • Salt and pepper to taste.

For the sauce

You will need to:

  • 1 cup of vinegar,

  • 2 tablespoons mustard,

  • 1/2 cup of sugar.

Preparation of crispy spinach tobaccos

To start in a pot, sauté the spinach. To do this, add olive oil and garlic. Wait for the garlic to brown and add the spinach. Also, sprinkle with the seasoning cube.

Remove from heat and place on a plate lined with absorbent paper to remove any excess oil. Next, check the salt and pepper. Now prepare a tray and grease it.

Next, take the phyllo dough and cut 10-centimeter x 10-centimeter squares. Then, with a brush, add butter to the dough and place a little spinach diagonally and roll it into a tobacco shape.

Add a little more butter with the brush on the outside, place them on the tray and bake for 30 minutes at 170 °C. It is not necessary that it is so cooked it is enough that the dough browns.

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Fresh spinach leaves

For the sauce

In this case we have chosen a mustard and sugar vinaigrette. In the cup of vinegar dissolve the sugar and mustard.

To serve, I placed the tobaccos on a plate and bathe them lightly with the sauce. Put even a reasonable serving size in a small container, so they can add more sauce to the tobacco.

And ready a delicious appetizer to give in a meeting or to accompany a main meat dish.

Last tips for making baked spinach tobaccos

As it is a little used leaf, due to its insipid taste, keep in mind the following recommendations so that you can enjoy the delicious spinach.

To cook the spinach you can use butter instead of oil and this will give it a totally different flavor. You can add more or less garlic according to your taste, even a little chopped onion.

Wait for it to brown just like the garlic in the pan and then cook the leaf. If for some reason you cannot eat it with a little fat, boil it with a lot of salt and as much seasoning as you can.

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Spinach balls

Remember that this dough is like puff pastry. You must place several layers so that the tobacco is well covered. You can even take advantage of it to give a flower shape or with some decoration.

To vary the filling, you can instead of spinach make some vegetables in the pan seasoned with salt, Worcestershire sauce and soy.

If for some reason you can't get filo dough, you can use cupcake dough. These, despite taking another shape, since they come circular, also look very good in the oven.

When using dough for cupcakes, this is usually used, try to turn it over while they are in the oven and add a resistant container with water so that the dough does not dry out. Also, be sure to cover with a nice layer of butter.

If for some reason the spinach is not as salty as you could help yourself with the sauce. Either to contrast or to give the flavor of the dish itself. You can even make a dip with eggs, oil, dressings and salt.

As you will see, this dish can consider many variants. For both the filling and the topping. You can use cupcake batter which looks great too.

This delicious recipe will appeal to young and old and is a great idea to give an attractive presentation to a very healthy ingredient. In addition, in meetings you will leave everyone speechless with the great flavor that is achieved.