spanakopita party bites

spanakopita party bites

Little bites of creamy, classic Greek-inspired Spinach Pie stuffed into small phyllo tarts - the perfect party appetizer! 
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Keyword: appetizer, party food
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Servings: 10 people

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small sweet onion, diced - yellow or white onion is fine
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 10 ounces frozen chopped spinach, thawed and wringed out of all water
  • 6 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 ounce cream cheese, softened - 1/3 fat suggested (neufchatel)
  • 1 large egg, whisked
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 packages frozen mini phyllo tarts - each package should have 15 tarts

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a small skillet, heat olive oil. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute, until fragrant. Add minced onions and sauté until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Add thawed spinach (make sure to wring out all excess water!) to skillet and stir well to break up any large pieces of spinach.
  • Add feta, cream cheese, egg, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Stir well until mixture is well combined.
  • On a baking sheet, add mini phyllo cups. Add a heaping tablespoon of mixture into each tart.
  • Place in oven and bake for 10 -12 minutes, until mixture is heated through. Serve immediately.

Notes

makes 30 bites
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