Swiss Chard and Cottage Cheese Packets

Tamara Novacoviç with a cute and simple idea for an appetizer to serve at your next party.
By Tamara Novacoviç

These cute bundles of cottage cheese and swiss chard are actually phyllo dough baskets baked in muffin pans, filled with cottage cheese and swiss chard.

Swiss chard and cottage cheese packets
A cute and simple idea to serve at a party, as an appetizer.
Recipe Type: Appetizer
Serves: 6
  • 4 phyllo dough sheets
  • 10.5 oz (300 g) cottage cheese
  • 3.5 oz (100 g) feta cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 8.8 oz (250 g) swiss chard
  • salt, pepper
  1. Lightly grease muffin pans.
  2. Take phyllo sheets and cut them into 3.9 inch by 3.9 inch (10 x 10 cm) squares. Stack 5 squares onto each other, brush each with melted butter or vegetable oil. Put stacked squares into muffin pans so that they form baskets.
  3. Combine eggs with salt and pepper, add feta and cottage cheese. Boil swiss chard for several minutes, drain well, chop and add to the filling. Fill phyllo dough baskets with this and bake for about 30 minutes at 392 F (200 Celsius).
Tamara Novakoviç

Tamara Novakoviç

Tamara Novakovic is a passionate self-taught cook, food blogger, freelance food writer and photographer behind bite-my-cake.blogspot.com. Her life journey has led her through Faculty of Humanities in Zagreb, Croatia to discovering passion for making cakes. She is currently a weekly food columnist for Croatian newspaper V magazine and food magazine Repete.

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Originally Published: August 16, 2011

2 Responses to Swiss Chard and Cottage Cheese Packets

  1. Alisha Randell

    Alisha Randell Reply

    August 19, 2011 at 12:59 am

    These are so fun Tamara, I love the mix of feta and cottage cheese :) Delightful!

    • Tamara Novakoviç

      Tamara Reply

      August 19, 2011 at 3:56 am

      Alisha, thanks! I agree, they are both fun to make and to eat :)

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