Pumpkin feta filo triangles recipe

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25 min


30 min

In Greece, pumpkin is used in both sweet and savoury pie fillings. Try this quick and easy savoury party snack.


  • 300g canned pumpkin puree
  • 200g feta, crumbled (like Cypressa)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1tsp salt
  • ½ tbsp red chili flakes (or to taste)
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • One pack of fresh filo pastry
  • Olive oil
  • 1 egg white, beaten


  • Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F) and line a baking sheet with baking parchment.

  • In a medium bowl, mix together the pumpkin, feta, egg, salt, chili flakes, and pepper.

  • Lay out a sheet of filo pastry on a clean work surface and cut into three-inch strips lengthwise. Using a large soup spoon, place a dollop of the pumpkin mixture at the top right-hand corner of the filo strip. Take the top right-hand corner and fold over the pumpkin mixture to the left. The strip should now have the beginnings of a triangle, with the peak at the upper left-hand corner. Continue folding the strip in the shape of a triangle (as if you are folding a flag), brushing the filo pastry with olive oil before each fold. Once you’ve reached the end of the strip, place on the baking sheet and brush with egg white.

  • Continue until all the pumpkin mixture has been used, making about 15 triangles.

  • Bake for 30 mins, or until the filo is crispy and a dark golden brown. Serve immediately.

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