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Filo pastry

Filo pastry recipes

28 Recipes

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


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  • Gooseberry & custard pies

    Gooseberry & custard pies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • Runner bean samosas

    Runner bean samosas

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Runner beans work really well with spices and these curried filo triangles are the perfect showcase - a great starter or nibble for 6 people

  • Moroccan-spiced turkey pie

    Moroccan-spiced turkey pie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.11 ratings

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

  • Feta, herb & spring onion borek with a slice cut away

    Feta, herb & spring onion borek

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Try this classic borek for lunch or dinner, with crispy filo pastry and a tasty feta, herb and spring onion filling that doesn’t require cooking in advance

  • Spinach filo spiral pie served on a round baking tray

    Spinach filo spiral pie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    These impressive-looking spinach filo spirals are deceptively easy to make. A take on Greek spanakopita, serve with a side salad for a weekend lunch

  • One sticky tamarind tomato & spinach whirl

    Sticky tamarind tomato & spinach whirl

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Try this riff on a Greek spanakopita. With a sticky-sweet, spiced and tangy twist, it's a spectacular veggie centrepiece for any special occasion

  • Lighter spanakopita

    Lighter spanakopita

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.18 ratings

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

  • Summer herb & feta pies

    Summer herb & feta pies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Sausage, apple & sage roll

    Sausage, apple & sage roll

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Baklava cake cut into slices

    Baklava cake

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Try a twist on baklava by turning the classic nutty filo pastry dessert into a cake. It makes a spectacular centrepiece that's perfect for a celebration

  • Samosa pie

    Samosa pie

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.30 ratings

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

  • Jumbo turkey samosas

    Jumbo turkey samosas

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Mincemeat samosas

    Mincemeat samosas

    A star rating of 5 out of 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

  • Thai turkey filo dippers

    Thai turkey filo dippers

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.9 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

  • Aubergine, tomato & feta baklava

    Aubergine, tomato & feta baklava

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.12 ratings

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

  • Crispy filo tart with seasonal veg

    Crispy filo tart with seasonal veg

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.9 ratings

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

  • Griddled vegetable & feta tart

    Griddled vegetable & feta tart

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.28 ratings

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

  • Pear, chocolate & marzipan strudel

    Pear, chocolate & marzipan strudel

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Filo-topped fish pie

    Filo-topped fish pie

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.16 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

  • Sweet potato & ginger parcels

    Sweet potato & ginger parcels

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.9 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

  • Chicken & almond pastillas

    Chicken & almond pastillas

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Party vol-au-vents

    Party vol-au-vents

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Brie & cranberry twists

    Brie & cranberry twists

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.7 ratings

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


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