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spinach phyllo cups

Spinach Phyllo Cups

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  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutess
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 6 hours 20 minutes
  • Yield: 30 bites 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian


These bite-sized spinach phyllo cups are perfect for a tasty appetizer. They only take a few minutes to assemble and they’re a great make-ahead snack for a party!


  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 8 oz low-fat cream cheese or Greek yogurt cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 (1.9 oz) packages of frozen phyllo shells (about 30 small pastry cups)


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Add the spinach to a large skillet and cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently until the spinach has wilted.
  3. Let the spinach cool slightly then transfer to a paper towel and wring out the excess water.
  4. Place the spinach on a cutting board and roughly chop.
  5. In a large bowl, mix the cream cheese and Greek yogurt until combined.
  6. Stir in the cheddar, parmesan, garlic powder, & salt, and mix well.
  7. Stir in the spinach.
  8. Add 1 tablespoon of filling to each pastry cup
  9. Bake for 10 minutes. Allow to cool slightly, then serve. These can be served warm or at room temperature. Be sure to chill any leftovers.