Check out this yummy recipe: Creamed Spinach Phyllo Cups!

Check out this yummy recipe: Creamed Spinach Phyllo Cups!

Looking for a delicious recipe to cook for your next party or gathering? The experts at suggest making Creamed Spinach Phyllo Cups. “These creamy and delicious Spinach Phyllo Cups are my go-to appetizer to serve at cocktail parties,” said Rebecca Longshore, assistant editor of “They look so elegant and yet they’re surprisingly simple to make. Arrange them on a beautiful platter and watch them disappear in minutes!”

What makes this recipe an ideal party food? Not only are these little spinach cups delicious, but they are the perfect finger-food! “In my opinion, bite-size foods and mini dishes look really classy at a party, and they’re really not much harder to make,” said Longshore.

Ready to cook?

Here’s what you’ll need:


30 mini phyllo shells (such as Athens)

Cooking spray

1 tablespoon canola oil

2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic

2 (6-ounce) bags baby spinach

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons whipping cream

3 ounces 1/3-less-fat cream cheese

1/2 ounce Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, very thinly shaved


Preheat the oven to 425°.

Arrange phyllo shells in a single layer on a foil-lined baking sheet. Lightly coat shells with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 4 minutes or until lightly browned and very crisp.

Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add garlic; cook 1 minute or until fragrant but not browned, stirring frequently. Coarsely chop 1 bag of spinach. Add chopped spinach to pan; cook 2 minutes or until spinach wilts, tossing frequently. Chop remaining spinach; add to wilted spinach in pan. Cook 2 minutes or until spinach wilts, tossing frequently. Sprinkle spinach mixture with salt; toss well. Stir in cream and cream cheese; cook 1 minute or until cheese melts and sauce is thoroughly heated. Remove pan from heat.

Spoon about 1 tablespoon spinach mixture into each shell. Top evenly with Parmigiano-Reggiano.