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    Mexican Beef and Cheese Wontons with Sal

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    Recipe Introduction

    POINTS® Value | 5
    Servings | 6
    Preparation Time | 15 min
    Cooking Time | 18 min
    Level of Difficulty | Moderate

    List of Ingredients

    2 serving cooking spray (5 one-second sprays per serving)
    2 tsp olive oil
    1/2 pound lean ground sirloin
    2 oz low-fat cheddar or colby cheese, shredded (about 1/2 cup)
    2 Tbsp chopped green chilies, minced
    1 tsp chili powder
    1 tsp ground cumin
    30 items wonton wrapper(s)
    1/2 cup salsa


    Preheat oven to 350ºF. Coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray.

    Heat oil in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add beef and cook until meat is browned, breaking up meat as it cooks, about 5 minutes. Drain meat. Add cheese, chilies, chili powder and cumin and cook until cheese melts, stirring frequently, about 1 minute.

    Place wonton wrappers on a flat surface. Drop meat mixture by teaspoonfuls onto center of each wrapper. Moisten edges of wrapper with wet fingers, fold over to cover filling, press down firmly to seal and then gently twist ends to form a “firecracker” shape. Transfer filled wrappers to prepared baking sheet and coat surface with cooking spray.

    Bake until wontons are golden brown, about 15 minutes. Serve with prepared salsa. Yields 5 wontons and 2 tablespoons of salsa per serving.




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