Cheese Filled Triangles

Cheese Filled Triangles


"The only tricky part of this recipe is working with phyllo, and once you get the hang of it, it's fun. Sometimes you get a bad batch of phyllo that rips and tears easily, so I always buy an extra just in case. I have frozen these before baking. Just add a few minutes to cooking time when you cook them in a frozen state. I have also doubled this recipe for large parties."
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1 h servings 123 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 123 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 9.1 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 239 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Slowly cook and stir onion until tender, about 5 minutes. Mix in spinach and salt. Stir in feta cheese, cottage cheese and egg. Cook and stir until thickened, 5 to 10 minutes. Reduce heat to simmer.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  3. Unroll phyllo dough sheets one at a time on a flat surface. Brush with unsalted butter. Cut into strips approximately 5 inches wide. Place 1 tablespoon of the onion, spinach and feta mixture at one end of each dough strip. Fold the end of the strip over the filling so that it forms a triangle. Continue folding the strip in triangles until a small, triangular stuffed pastry remains. Brush with unsalted butter. Repeat with remaining phyllo dough.
  4. Arrange stuffed triangles on a large baking sheet. Bake in the preheated oven 12 to 15 minutes, until golden brown. Serve warm.


  1. 88 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Delicous and easy, but time consuming. Made the following changes - reduced salt to 1/2 teaspoon, added 2 tablespoons of grated parmesan and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, did not pre-cook cheeses a...

Most helpful critical review

needs to be cheesier

Delicous and easy, but time consuming. Made the following changes - reduced salt to 1/2 teaspoon, added 2 tablespoons of grated parmesan and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, did not pre-cook cheeses a...

This recipe took some time, but was fun to make. I had never used Phyllo dough and a friend gave me some good pointers. Keep the dough covered with plastic wrap then a wet towel to keep it fro...

These were really good but I altered the recipe a bit. I added a clove of garlic, substituted ricotta for the cottage cheese and added 1/4 C of Parmesan. To cut the phyllo I used a pizza wheel a...

This is an easy and delicious recipe! I found the blend of the spinach and other filling ingredients to be perfect, and the phyllo dough was no trouble to work with, as long as I kept a damp ...

This was the first time I used phyllo dough, what an experience. I changed some things from this recipe. First of all, after I created the filling I added about 50 small cooked chopped shrimp....

These tasted great but definitely were time consuming. I made them for a baby shower and wish I had brought more, as they were gone immediatley. I ended up spraying the triangles with butter f...

These are terrific for both fancy and casual events. They're a bit time-consuming to make, but well worth it. I've made these several times, and they disappear QUICKLY, so put some aside befor...

This recipe is a great appetizer! It can be used for formal dinner parties or everyday dinners. I was very pleased with it even my first time making it. To lower the fat content I bought Athe...

It took me a little longer to do this than the stated prep time. These were really good and I will definately make them again for a special occasion. I only used 1/2 of the dough even though I...