Spinach and ricotta filo parcels

    30 min

    This makes an elegant starter, or serve as part of a light lunch with salad.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 8 sheets filo pastry
    • 4 large handfuls spinach
    • 100g (4 oz) ricotta
    • 30g (1 oz) butter
    • 1 egg, beaten

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas mark 6. Line a baking tray with baking parchment.
    2. In a large frying pan, melt the butter over medium high heat and add spinach. Once spinach is wilted, add the ricotta.
    3. Prepare the filo using two sheets on top of each other for each parcel.
    4. Divide the spinach mixture between the four sheets, placing the mixture in the centre. Fold the filo over the filling to make a square or triangular parcel. Brush the pastry with egg wash. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes. Pastry should be crisp and golden brown.


    Try making mini parcels and serve for party nibbles.

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    iloved this as m,uch as I love zoes little parcel - Zoe also loved my little parcel  -  10 Mar 2016


    :- YUM it sounds good!!!  -  21 Feb 2012  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)