Goat’s Cheese Parcels

Goat's Cheese Parcels

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This recipe is for a simple yet delicious parcel with goat's cheese. The idea is to create bite-sized parcels with a mixture of cheese, herbs, garlic and sunflower oil.
Servings: 6
Calories: 375
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Cooling time 20 minutes


  • 4 oz fresh spinach leaves
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 large garlic clove chopped
  • 9 oz soft goat's cheese
  • 10 oz filo pastry
  • 2 oz butter melted
  • sesame seeds for sprinkling
  • rocket to garnish


  • Preheat the oven to 220°C/200°C fan oven/Gas Mark 7. Plunge the spinach into a pan of boiling water, bring back to the boil and boil for 1 minute, then drain and run under very cold water. Once cold, squeeze out all the excess liquid and finely chop. Put to one side.
  • Heat the oil in a pan, add the onion and garlic and cook for 5 minutes, until translucent, then cool. Combine the spinach, onion mixture and goat's cheese in a bowl and season generously.
  • Cut the filo pastry into 23 x 13cm (9 x 5in) squares. Brush one square with melted butter, cover with a second square and brush with more melted butter. Put to one side and cover with a damp cloth to prevent drying out. Repeat with the remaining squares, making 12 sets in all.
  • Put a dessertspoonful of the filling in the centre of each square and join up the corners to form a square parcel. Brush the pastry with more butter, sprinkle with sesame seeds and chill for 20 minutes. Bake for 5 minutes until the pastry is crisp and brown and garnish with rocket
Calories: 375 kcal
Carbohydrates: 27 g
Protein: 12 g
Fat: 24g
Saturated Fat: 12 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 40 mg
Sodium: 468 mg
Potassium: 183 mg
Fiber: 2 g
Sugar: 1 g
Vitamin A: 2448 IU
Vitamin C: 7 mg
Calcium: 91 mg
Iron: 3 mg
Ingredients Cheese, Goat Cheese
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