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Spinach and Ricotta Filo Pastries


  • 300g baby spinach

  • 6 small spring onions, finely chopped

  • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped

  • ½ bunch of basil

  • 150g smooth ricotta

  • Pinch of mixed spice

  • 100g filo pastry(defrosted)

  • 50g melted butter


  • 1.

    Blanch, drain and squeeze the spinach.

  • 2.

    Once the spinach is cooked and cooled, chop fairly fine and place in a mixing bowl.

  • 3.

    Add the garlic and spring onion, basil, followed by the mixed spice and ricotta and combine well.

  • 4.

    Lay down one sheet of filo pastry and brush with melted butter, lay another sheet on top and brush with butter, repeat with a third sheet. Cut this pastry in half and fold over to double thickness (ie: 6 layers in total), then cut into 7 cm strips place a spoonful of spinach mix on one end and fold over at 45 degrees, repeat this process along the sheet and you will end up with a triangle.

  • 5.

    Bake in an oven set at 200 degrees for 15- 20 minutes.


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Posted by EJ17Report
very quick and easy, and above all, YUM