spinach cheese bundles
  • (2 10-oz. packages) frozen chopped spinach, thawed
    and drained
  • (1 1/4 cups) grated Taleggio cheese
  • (1/2 tsp.) salt
  • (1/4 tsp.) cinnamon
  • (1/4 tsp.) cayenne
  • (20) sheets phyllo dough (13×18 in. each)
  • (1/8 cup) melted butter



Spinach and Cheese Bundles

A chopped spinach and cheese filling wrapped in flaky phyllo dough.

Preparation Time

About 25 minutes

Cook Time

About 40 minutes


  1. 1Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. 2In a large bowl, combine spinach, cheese, salt, cinnamon and cayenne pepper; set aside. Place a damp kitchen towel over the stack of phyllo dough so it does not dry out.
  3. 3Brush one sheet at a time with melted butter, fold in half lengthwise, brush again. Fold into an 8×3 1/2 in. long strip, then cut in half.
  4. 4Place 1 Tbsp. filling onto each square, fold up sides and pinch closed. Repeat with remaining phyllo dough to
    make 40 total.
  5. 5Bake 12 minutes, or until golden brown and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 bundle

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 37
  • Total Fat 2 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 3 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Cholesterol 6 mg
  • Sodium 82 mg
  • Fiber 0.5 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Snack

Recipe Subcategory: Pastries and Pies

Recipe Ethnicity: Italian

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.