Filo pastry

Filo pastry recipes

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

1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Use slightly tart gooseberries in this summer dessert with a delicate vanilla custard and filo pastry

1 hr and 15 mins
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Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star 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 hr and 5 mins
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Vegetarian
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9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Transform leftover turkey in this spiced filo pastry parcel, inspired by a Moroccan pastilla - a perfect main course for Boxing Day

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
14 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This traditional Greek spinach and feta cheese pie gets a healthier makeover - we've slashed the fat, salt and calories

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
8 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

Rice, feta and spinach make the filling for a savoury twist on the Moroccan dish M'hanncha - perfect for entertaining outdoors

2 hrs and 20 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
24 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 50 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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
9 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This impressive make-ahead vegetarian dish layers up a spiced veggie filling with crispy filo pastry - perfect with a light salad

2 hrs and 5 mins
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7 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This light, zesty tart is packed with asparagus, courgette, herbs and feta. Best served al fresco

1 hr and 15 mins
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21 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Crispy filo pastry makes a light base for a vegetarian tart filled with Mediterranean veg and feta

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Prepare ahead and freeze this rich filo pastry pud, then cook from frozen for the perfect fuss-free seasonal dessert

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 5 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Use our foolproof recipe for retro puff pastry cases, then pack them high with savoury fillings for a party canapé

2 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Get creative with filo pastry and serve up stylish canapés, with creamy French cheese and sweet fruit

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Falling somewhere between a pumpkin pie and a filo pastry apple strudel, this sweet roll works with maple syrup and custard

1 hr and 55 mins
More effort
62 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This crispy pastry-topped pie is crammed full of vegetables so it contains all 5 of your recommended daily intake

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

This veggie filo pie with roast pumpkin is versatile enough for a quick dinner, packed lunch or buffet

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve up these vegetarian filo pastry canapés with nam prik - a Thai chilli paste that we've mixed with oven-roasted tomatoes to make a dipping sauce

2 hrs and 40 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
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