Healthy Phyllo Dough Recipes

Find healthy, delicious phyllo dough recipes. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Creamy Chicken Potpie

Rating: Unrated
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An irresistible crisp (but easy) phyllo crust tops these homey individual chicken potpies. Make a double batch and freeze extras to have on hand anytime. Serve with a butterhead lettuce salad with red onion and white-wine vinaigrette.

Classic Greek Spanakopita

Rating: Unrated
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This savory Greek "pie" has a creamy spinach and feta cheese filling layered between sheets of crispy phyllo dough. While phyllo dough seems intimidating, it's very easy to work with when you get the hang of it! This recipe would make a welcome addition to any party or potluck.

Mini Brie & Apple Quiches

Rating: Unrated
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We love the way Brie and apples taste together in these mini quiches. Mini phyllo cups make it swift and simple to create an elegant appetizer.

Spinach, Apple & Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing & Cheese Crisps

Swap out store-bought for this tangy homemade buttermilk and poppy seed dressing to take this healthy salad recipe to the next level. For an even more impressive meal, make your own crunchy cheese crisps in a snap, using phyllo dough, for a delicious accompaniment to this dinner salad. Make extra dressing to keep on hand for other salads throughout the week.

Rustic Mushroom Tart

Rating: Unrated
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Don't let phyllo dough's fussy reputation put you off: our method of brushing olive oil and sprinkling breadcrumbs between the layers makes this tart actually quite simple to assemble, and helps keep it healthy. It can be served as a main course or cut into smaller pieces and enjoyed as an appetizer.

Muffin-Tin Spanakopita Omelets

Rating: Unrated
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Spinach, onion and feta cheese flavor these Greek-inspired spanakopita omelets with crispy phyllo crusts.

Real-Man Quiche

Rating: Unrated
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We've loaded this meaty pie with a whole pound of turkey sausage and given it a fabulous, flaky phyllo crust. Real men do eat quiche!

Steak and Mushroom Phyllo Pizza

Phyllo dough comes to life as thin, flaky pizza crust in this tasty pizza topped with red onion, mushrooms, sirloin steak, and mixed fresh herbs.

Mini Berry Cream Pies

Rating: Unrated
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Try this Mini Berry Cream Pies recipe the next time you want to whip up a quick healthy dessert. For this red-white-and-blue dessert, frozen mini phyllo cups work the best. Keep them nestled in their tray for easy transport to a picnic or potluck.

Phyllo-Wrapped Apple Dumplings with Apple Cider Sauce

In this apple dumpling dessert recipe, apples are sprinkled with raisins, brown sugar and spice then wrapped in lightly buttered phyllo dough before being baked into a gorgeous parcel. For the sauce, apple cider is reduced to create a sensational accompaniment for these crispy apple dumplings.

Lusciously Nutty Holiday Logs

Rating: Unrated
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Registered Dietitian Mary LaRock flavored these phyllo rolls with orange and dark chocolate for a winning cookie that will be a lovely addition to any holiday cookie platter.

Tomato Phyllo Tart

Rating: Unrated
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This colorful tomato tart will surely impress friends; no one has to know how quickly it comes together. Basil adds a fragrant finishing touch.

Inspiration and Ideas

Blue Raspberry Phyllo Wedges

Lemony raspberries and blueberries in phyllo dough pockets deliver a fruity punch in each bite!

Key Lime Phyllo Tarts

Key limes grow mainly in Florida and are yellowish green in color rather than deep green like Persian limes.

Phyllo-Crusted Crab Pie

Crispy shards of phyllo dough on top of the creamy crab mixture provide an interesting--and tasty--contrast.