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Quick And Easy Artichoke Spinach Pinwheels Christmas Tree

These super easy, nutritious & delicious artichoke spinach pinwheels are perfect appetizers for the holiday season. Quick preparation with tons of flavors.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American Inspired
Servings: 8 -10

Ingredients

  • 8 oz croissant dough or pizza dough homemade or store-bought
  • 1 1/2 cup spinach finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup red pepper finely chopped
  • 2 medium artichoke hearts finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1-2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 tsp  red chili flakes optional
  • 1-2 tbsp parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375F. Line the baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl add spinach, red pepper, artichoke hearts, ricotta cheese, minced garlic, salt, chili flakes, and pepper. Mix well to combine
  • Roll the dough into about 12" x 8" thin rectangular sheet
  • Spread the ricotta mixture evenly on the dough sheet.
  • Then roll up the sheet to form swirls of the ricotta-spinach mixture.
  • Carefully cut the roll into 1/2"-3/4" slices. Arrange these slices on the lined baking sheet into a Christmas tree shape
  • Bake for about 20 minutes or until well done
  • Sprinkle some finely grated parmesan cheese and serve warm

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Notes

  1. You can also use homemade pizza dough instead of pre-made croissant dough. However, note the baking time may slightly vary.