Spinach and Sausage Phyllo Cups

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 45 1x

A quick, tasty appetizer recipe for parties! Crispy, store bought phyllo shells are filled with spinach and sausage!



  • 3 packages of frozen phyllo dough cups (15 per pack)
  • 2 T. olive oil
  • 1 (10 oz.) box frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/2 lb. hot italian sausage
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped fine
  • 1/2 t. cumin
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1/2 t. pepper
  • 1 c. grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 c. grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 c. ricotta cheese


  1. Pre heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat and start browning the sausage, breaking up with a spoon as it cooks.
  3. Add in the onion and garlic and cook for another 5 minutes, then set aside to cool.
  4. In a large bowl mix together all three cheeses with the spinach, cumin, salt and pepper.
  5. Pour in the cooled sausage mixture and stir well to combine.
  6. Place the phyllo cups on a baking sheet (you might need 2) and fill to the top with the filling.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the filling is set and the phyllo cups are slightly browned.
  • Category: Appetizers
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: appetizer recipes, italian sausage recipes, party food