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Sneakily Healthy Samosas with Mango Chutney
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
These delicious bites are a lightened up version of traditional fried samosas. A mint & mango chutney gives them the perfect finishing touch.
Course: Dips and Dressings
Servings: 15 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 4 tsp minced ginger
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • cup ½minced onion
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 lb ground venison
  • 2 tbsp mango chutney
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup low fat greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup minced cilantro
  • 3 1.9 oz packages pre-baked phyllo cups 45 total
Mango Chutney Topping
  • 3 tbsp mango chutney
  • 4 tbsp minced fresh mango
  • 2 tbsp minced fresh mint
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350. Melt butter in a medium nonstick saucepan. Add ginger, garlic, onion, salt and spices. Cook on low for 5-6 minutes, stirring often. Add venison and break up with back of spoon to combine with spices.

  2. Add 2TB mango chutney, water, and peas, increase heat to medium-high and cook an additional 7-10 minutes or until all water is absorbed and venison is cooked through (breaking up meat into small bits with edge of spatula).
  3. Stir in yogurt and cilantro. Spoon mixture evenly into phyllo cups and bake for 7-10 minutes or until shells are crisp.

  4. Meanwhile, combine mango chutney topping ingredients in a small bowl. When ready to serve, spoon ½ tsp topping on each samosa.

Recipe Notes

Samosa filling and mango chutney can both be made up to 2 days ahead. Just fill shells and bake/top when ready to serve.

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