Filo pastry

Filo pastry recipes

24 Recipes

Get your fill of filo with our sweet and savoury recipes, all showcasing the versatility and crisp beauty of this unique pastry.

Gooseberry & custard pies

0

(0 ratings)

Use slightly tart gooseberries in this summer dessert with a delicate vanilla custard and filo pastry
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Runner bean samosas

3.75

(1 rating)

Runner beans work really well with spices and these curried filo triangles are the perfect showcase - a great starter or nibble for 6 people
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Moroccan-spiced turkey pie

5

(4 ratings)

Transform leftover turkey in this spiced filo pastry parcel, inspired by a Moroccan pastilla - a perfect main course for Boxing Day
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy

Lighter spanakopita

5

(2 ratings)

This traditional Greek spinach and feta cheese pie gets a healthier makeover - we've slashed the fat, salt and calories
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Summer herb & feta pies

0

(0 ratings)

These little filo pastry parcels are packed with a cheese, basil, mint and watercress filling - perfect for a picnic
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sausage, apple & sage roll

5

(1 rating)

Crispy filo pastry filled with sausagemeat, sage and chunks of juicy apple makes a simple yet tasty weeknight supper
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Samosa pie

4.5

(10 ratings)

Cover spiced lamb mince, stewed potato and peas with crispy filo pastry for a low-fat, Indian-inspired dinner
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Jumbo turkey samosas

4.166665

(3 ratings)

Use up leftover cooked potatoes and turkey in these spiced filo pastry parcels, then serve with tangy mango chutney
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Mincemeat samosas

5

(2 ratings)

Give mince pies a makeover with this alternative recipe - all the festive flavour wrapped up in sheets of filo pastry and baked until crisp
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Thai turkey filo dippers

3.75

(2 ratings)

Fill filo pastry parcels with turkey or chicken mince, spring onions and ginger for a buffet nibble or party canapé similar to a spring roll
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Aubergine, tomato & feta baklava

5

(5 ratings)

This impressive make-ahead vegetarian dish layers up a spiced veggie filling with crispy filo pastry - perfect with a light salad
  • 2 hours and 5 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Crispy filo tart with seasonal veg

4.166665

(3 ratings)

This light, zesty tart is packed with asparagus, courgette, herbs and feta. Best served al fresco
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Griddled vegetable & feta tart

4.65909

(11 ratings)

Crispy filo pastry makes a light base for a vegetarian tart filled with Mediterranean veg and feta
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pear, chocolate & marzipan strudel

3.8125

(4 ratings)

Prepare ahead and freeze this rich filo pastry pud, then cook from frozen for the perfect fuss-free seasonal dessert
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Filo-topped fish pie

4.75

(5 ratings)

Fish pie doesn't have to mean heavy mashed potato. Light, crisp pastry tops this tomato-based recipe with halibut, sea bass and prawns
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Sweet potato & ginger parcels

4.8

(5 ratings)

These moreish snacks are made with Tunisian brik pastry. Similar to filo, but crispier, it's well worth keeping a pack in the freezer
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken & almond pastillas

5

(4 ratings)

Morocco's very own version of the pasty - spiced meat and apricots are wrapped in crisp filo pastry and finished with cinnamon sugar
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Party vol-au-vents

5

(1 rating)

Use our foolproof recipe for retro puff pastry cases then pack them high with savoury fillings for a party canapé
  • 2 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Brie & cranberry twists

4.5

(2 ratings)

Get creative with filo pastry and serve up stylish canapés, with creamy French cheese and sweet fruit
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pumpkin & pecan strudel

4.5

(2 ratings)

Falling somewhere between a pumpkin pie and a filo pastry apple strudel, this sweet roll works with maple syrup and custard
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • More effort

Butternut squash & spinach filo pie

4.264285

(35 ratings)

This crispy pastry-topped pie is crammed full of vegetables so it contains all 5 of your recommended daily intake
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy