Spinach Pastry

A simple and easy pastry to serve as an appetiser or a simple lunch.

Spinach Pastries

A simple and easy pastry to serve as an appetiser or a simple lunch.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Persian
Servings 24 pieces
Calories 410 kcal


  • 1 bunch of English spinach
  • 1 bunch of shallots
  • 2 eggs
  • 250 g ricotta cheese
  • 250 g feta cheese
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 6 sheets of frozen puff pastry
  • 1 egg beaten for glazing
  • sesame seeds


  • Lay out frozen pastry on a flat surface, separating each sheet with a sharp knife. Leave to defrost while preparing the filling. Preheat oven to 160deg fan-forced.
  • in the bowl of a food processor, process the spinach and the shallots,
  • Add the eggs and the cheeses and process further.
  • Add the flour to create a slightly thickened paste.
  • Cut each square of pastry into 4 smaller squares.
  • Place a dollop of filling into each pastry square and fold the corners in to create a smaller square and pinch the corners.
  • Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Bake in a preheated oven for about 30-40 minutes till golden brown.
  • Cool on a wire rake to prevent them going soggy.


These can be frozen after step 7, just lay them on a flat baking try and freeze over night. Then pack into freezer bags and bake as required.


Calories: 410kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 8gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 35mgSodium: 288mgPotassium: 70mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 130IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 83mgIron: 2mg
Keyword spinach
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