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Spinach Feta Palmiers – Easy Appetizer

Spinach Feta Palmiers are golden, flaky puff pastry wrapped bites with melted cheeses and hearty, garlicky spinach, shaped into cute little spirals! Such an easy delicious appetizer. 

spinach feta palmiers on a metal plate

Spinach Feta Palmiers Recipe

Palmiers are French pastries shaped similarly to a butterfly or elephants ears. They can be sweet or savory, plain or filled – such as my Cheesy Spinach and Feta Palmiers – making them perfect to serve as hors d’oeuvres and they are super easy to make.

These cute little palmiers are a perfect appetizer to serve to any crowd – hungry football fans watching the game, special guests at your next dinner party, or even kiddos straight off the bus from school looking for a snack.

Warning: these tasty little pastries will disappear quickly, you may want to make more than you think you’ll need!

What is in Spinach Feta Palmiers?

ingredients to make spinach feta palmiers

Star Ingredients

  • Feta and Spinach come together in this dish to create the ultimate palmier filling. Add in some shredded mozzarella, garlic, and green onion and you have a super simple delicious filling!
  • Puff Pastry is a great ingredient to keep in your freezer. It thaws very quickly so you can prepare an easy appetizer with very short notice!
spinach feta palmiers on a metal plate

How to Make Spinach Feta Palmiers?

These cute little palmiers may look fancy but they are SO simple to make.

steps to make spinach feta palmiers

Full Printable Recipe Below

Check out my quick TikTok Video Tutorial here

1 Unroll the puff pastry sheet out on a cutting board or kitchen counter.

2 In a medium bowl mix all filling ingredients (spinach, feta, mozzarella, garlic, green onion, salt and pepper to taste).

3 Spread this mixture on the puff pastry, leaving a 1/2-inch border all the way around.

4 Starting from one end of the puff pastry. Tightly roll one side of the puff pastry towards the center.

5 Then start from the other side and roll that into the center.

6 Wrap it tightly with plastic wrap and place it in the freezer until slightly firm (about 30 minutes).

7 Preheat the oven to 400°F or Preheat Air Fryer to 350°F.

8 Remove from freezer. With a very sharp knife, cut 1/2-inch slices. Place them on a parchment paper lined baking sheet or lightly greased Air Fryer tray/basket.

How to Cook Spinach Feta Palmiers

OVEN COOKING METHOD
Bake for 20 minutes, or until cooked through and golden brown.


AIR FRYER COOKING METHOD
Cook for 10 minutes, or until cooked through and golden brown.

spinach feta palmiers on a baking dish

Serve immediately or at room temperature.

spinach feta palmiers on a metal plate

Looking for More Easy Appetizers?

  • Jalapeno Popper Wonton Cups – a crispy and creamy finger food perfect for game day! The filling is loaded with cheese, bacon, jalapenos and garlic. Baked in crispy wonton cups for a grab and go snack.
  • Shrimp Artichoke Dip – the ultimate easy and creamy appetizer that is perfect for sharing! Packed with flavor from fresh garlic, green onions and Old Bay Seasoning this is a must try dip!
  • Tex Mex Egg Rolls with a Creamy Avocado Dip – a flavor packed appetizer! This Copycat Cheesecake Factory recipe tastes even better made at home!

Enjoy!

– Sab

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spinach feta palmiers on a metal plate

Spinach and Feta Palmiers

Palmiers are French pastries shaped similarly to elephants’ ears or a butterfly. They can be sweet or savory, plain or filled – such as my Cheesy Spinach and Feta Palmiers – making them perfect to serve as hors d’oeuvres. And if you are using store-bought puff pastry (as I did in this recipe), they’re as super easy to make.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
freezing 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine French
Servings 40 pieces
Calories 80 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 2 puff pastry sheets, rolled, thawed according to package instructions

Filling

  • One 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 cup feta, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 green onion stalk, finely diced green part only
  • 2 garlic cloves, small, finely minced
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions
 

  • Unroll the puff pastry sheet out on a cutting board or kitchen counter.
  • In a medium bowl mix all filling ingredients.
  • Spread this mixture on the puff pastry, leaving a 1/2-inch border all the way around.
  • Starting from one end of the puff pastry. Tightly roll one side of the puff pastry towards the center.
  • Then start from the other side and roll that into the center.
  • Wrap it tightly with plastic wrap and place it in the freezer until slightly firm (about 30 minutes).
  • Preheat the oven to 400°F or Preheat Air Fryer to 350°F.
  • Remove from freezer. With a very sharp knife, cut 1/2-inch slices. Place them on a parchment paper lined baking sheet or lightly greased Air Fryer tray/basket.
  • OVEN COOKING METHOD
    Bake for 20 minutes, or until cooked through and golden brown.
    AIR FRYER COOKING METHOD
    Cook for 10 minutes, or until cooked through and golden brown.
  • Serve immediately or at room temperature.
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NUTRITION

Calories: 80kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 2gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 77mgPotassium: 12mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 24IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 24mgIron: 1mg
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