My sister and her boyfriend came to a party at my house last weekend and brought some cheeseteak wontons that really wowed the crowd. I chatted with them about how they were made and thought I would try to make a wonton recipe myself. A quick search of the Internet found this recipe. I appreciated that it had a WW Points value assigned to it, but I wasn't feeling so virtuous today, so I tweaked it a bit. Here's my recipe:
1 pound lean ground beef
1 cup shredded cheddar and jack cheese
1 small can diced green chiles
2 t cumin
2 t chili powder
olive oil cooking spray
First, I browned my beef and added to it the cheese, seasonings, and green chiles.
While that was cooking up, I laid out some wonton wrappers.
Once the beef mixture was ready, I dropped it by the teaspoon onto each wrapper.
I moistened the edges of each wrapper, folded each one over, and shaped each into a wonton shape.
After spraying a cookie sheet with olive oil cooking spray, I placed the wontons on the sheet. I then sprayed the top of the wontons with the cooking spray, and into the oven they went!
After 15 minutes at 350 degrees, this is what they looked like:
I served them with some salsa (served them to myself because Bill is still out of town).
I actually made about 3 dozen wontons up, but I froze the rest of them for some other time. I could probably have made about six more, but I was getting sick of the process and gave up.
Next time, I would probably use more cheese and maybe some kind of soft cheese (cream cheese, maybe?) in addition to make the mixture more soupy.
Also, next time, I won't leave the wonton wrappers at the checkout at the first grocery store I go to, thereby bringing about a second grocery store trip after I was done with all the swearing.