Harissa, feta and filo cigars

Harissa, feta and filo cigars

Tangy feta meets fiery harissa and sweet honey, all wrapped up in crunchy filo. The perfect pre-dinner bite or bougie snack – no humidor required.

Harissa, feta and filo cigars

These feta and harissa fritters are perfect for using up leftover veg peels.

  • Serves icon Makes 10
  • Time icon Hands-on time 15 min. Oven time 12 min, plus cooling

Tangy feta meets fiery harissa and sweet honey, all wrapped up in crunchy filo. The perfect pre-dinner bite or bougie snack – no humidor required.

These feta and harissa fritters are perfect for using up leftover veg peels.

Nutrition: Per filo cigar

Calories
101kcals
Fat
6.8g (4g saturated)
Protein
4g
Carbohydrates
5.8g carbs (1.1g sugars)
Fibre
0.5g fibre
Salt
0.6g

Ingredients

  • 200g feta block
  • 20g butter
  • 1 tbsp harissa
  • 2 filo pastry sheets
  • Sesame seeds
  • Runny honey to drizzle
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Method

  1. Heat the oven to 200°C fan/gas 7. Slice the feta block lengthways into 10 strips. Melt the butter in a small pan, then stir in the harissa and take off the heat. Lay the filo pastry sheets on a worktop next to each other and brush the harissa butter all over. Cut each sheet into 5 strips, roughly 1cm wider than the pieces of feta.
  2. Sit a piece of feta across one end of a strip of pastry, then roll the pastry around, at a slight angle if need be, until it’s completely covered. Put seam-side down on a baking tray lined with baking paper and brush with more harissa butter, then repeat with the remaining feta and pastry.
  3. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, then bake for 10 minutes. Drizzle with honey, bake for 2 minutes more, then leave to cool for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Calories
101kcals
Fat
6.8g (4g saturated)
Protein
4g
Carbohydrates
5.8g carbs (1.1g sugars)
Fibre
0.5g fibre
Salt
0.6g

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Recipe By

Emily Gussin

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