Crispy Feta Filo Pastry – A Mediterranean Delight

Discover a true Mediterranean delight with our Crispy Feta Filo Pastry. This dish features delicate, flaky filo pastry filled with creamy, tangy feta, resulting in an unforgettable taste sensation. Perfect as an appetiser or a light meal, this traditional recipe is sure to impress. In this post, we guide you through the process of making this delicious pastry, sharing tips and techniques to achieve the perfect crispy feta filo pastry.

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Crispy Feta Filo Pastry

Our Crispy Feta Filo Pastry is a delicious Mediterranean delight, combining flaky pastry with creamy feta for an unforgettable taste sensation.
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Greek
Servings 24 pastry


  • 200 gram creamy feta
  • 12 sheets filo pastry
  • 2 tbsp lemon rind finely grated
  • 2 tbsp shredded fresh mint plus sprigs to serve
  • 2 tsp black sesame seeds
  • honey to drizzle
  • lemon wedges to serve


  • Preheat your oven to 200/180°C (392/356°F) fan forced.
  • Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
  • Cut the feta crossway into eight 1cm (0.38 inches) thick pieces.
  • Cut each slide into thirds.
  • Place 3 sheets of filo on a work surface and spray each with oil. Cover remaining filo sheets with a clean tea towel, then a damp tea towl ( this prevents the filo from frying out.)
  • Cut each sheet in half crossway, then fold each piece in half crossway. Spray with oil.
  • Lay a piece of feta lengthways across one short end of piece of filo.
  • Sprinkle with a little lemon rind and mint.
  • Fold the end over, then fold the sides in and roll to enclose.
  • Place seam side down, on a prepared tray and spray with oil. Repeat with remaining filo pieces and sheets, feta, lemon rind, and mint to make 24 rolls.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Bakin for 12 minutes or until golden.
  • Serve with lemon wedges.
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