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Feta Spinach Puffs from Puff Pastry- How to Make Them

Savory Spinach Feta Puff Pastry Puffs are incredibly delicious. Spinach, creamy, cheesy, and garlic-y center, baked in a butter puff pastry square, then topped up with a dash of black sesame seeds. Add these to your holiday brunch menu.
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What to serve with spinach puffs?

These puff pastry bites pair great with a Quick and Easy Chicken Soup with Tortillas and an Easy Baked Warm Fruit Salad.

How to store these spinach puff pastry bites?

You can store prepared puffs (before baking) for several hours in the fridge in a covered dish. After baking, these delicious spinach puffs can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 days. They’re a quick snack and the perfect party appetizer.

What condiment goes well with puffs?

This tasty Tzatziki Sauce recipe is great to spoon over the creamy filling center of these spinach pastry puffs. It has the perfect amount of lemon juice and herbs!

How to use puff pastry?

Other than this great appetizer, you can also make this cherry cheese danish. It works out so well here, because you only need one sheet of puff pastry for these puffs and the other sheet you can use to make the danish! Just click right here for the recipe. For more dessert options, I like making these Peach and Brie Tarts as well as Delicate Puff Pastry Cones with Cream.

Are Spinach Pastries the same as Spanakopita?

Spanakopita is a Greece spinach pie, which is also made with spinach and cheese, but made with phyllo dough instead of puff pastry sheets like the spinach puffs. Both are delicious, but personally I prefer puff pastry.

Are Feta Spinach Puffs good the next day?

Yes! Just keep in sealed container in the refrigerator for no more than two days. This finger food is perfect for on the go breakfast.

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These are the most delicious savory puffs appetizer!

The perfect appetizer recipe has arrived on site and is ready to please. With a spinach mixture, feta cheese, and a lovely bite of fluffy puff pastry, there is no going back to regular appetizers. This spinach puff recipe is the best! Now, spinach puffs seem familiar. Have we seen these somewhere? Maybe a popular Disney movie. That’s right! The Emperor’s New Groove has a special feature for Kronk’s Spinach Puffs. If you have a hard time getting the kids to eat greens, this spinach puff pastry appetizer is a great way for them to get all of the nutrients they need. You can find the puff pastry dough in the freezer section of any grocery store.

Can Spinach Puff Pastry Appetizers be made ahead of time?

Short answer, yes. But they won’t taste as fresh. What you could do to simplify your day is to prepare the puffs and put it in the fridge, then bake right before serving. Don’t leave more than a day before baking. Puff Pastry Spinach PuffsSavory Spinach Puffs are stuffed with a cheesy spinach, garlic filling in a buttery puff pastry crust. These breakfast bits remind me of the Fritatta Muffins  that I posts not too long ago. Which also make a great breakfast, or dish for brunch. Have yo tried them? Hosting a Thanksgiving dinner? These spinach puffs would make a fabulous snack, appetizer, or side dish. Puff Pastry Spinach Puffs [block_content]

What Do You Need to Make Feta Puffs?

Fresh spinach: Baby spinach or chopped regular size spinach. Minced garlic for a boost of flavor. You will need two garlic cloves. salt and black pepper to taste Butter: Unsalted Puff pastry: Because you will find puff pastry in the freezer isle, don’t forget to defrost ahead of time. Cheese: Cheddar cheese and Crumbled Feta Cheese make a great cheesy combination. Egg: One large one. Cream: Heavy cream or half and half Black sesame seeds: Optional, but they make a great addition.

Puff Pastry Spinach Puffs

How to make these yummy and fresh Feta Spinach Puffs as little brunch muffins:

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Puff Pastry Spinach Puffs

Savory Spinach Feta Puff Pastry Puffs are incredibly delicious. Spinach, creamy, cheesy, and garlic-y center, baked in a butter puff pastry square, then topped up with a dash of black sesame seeds. Add these to your holiday brunch menu.
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Course: Breakfast, brunch, Side Dish, Snack, Starters and Sides
Cuisine: American
Allergy: Nut Free, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 12 puffs
Calories: 353kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 cups spinach (chop it, or baby spinach)
  • salt, to taste
  • ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 14oz pkg puff pastry
  • ½ cup feta cheese
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 egg
  • cup heavy cream
  • black sesame seeds, optional

Instructions

  • Melt the butter in a frying pan.
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  • Add washed spinach, salt and pepper to taste. 
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  • Saute for 5 min, until the leaves are wilted and the excess water evaporated.
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  • Add all ingredients along with sauteed spinach to the mixing bowl and stir to combine.
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  • On a flour dusted surface, roll out the puff pastry and cut into 12 equal squares.
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  • Take a cupcake tin and put a square of dough into each cell. Fill with the spinach and cheese mixture. 
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  • Optionally, you can brush the edges of the dough with some heavy cream and sprinkle it with black sesame seeds.
  • Bake for 30 min.
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Nutrition

Serving: 12g | Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 250mg | Potassium: 117mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1526IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 133mg | Iron: 1mg

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