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Turkish Cigar Pastry
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Savory Spinach And Feta Cigars

Turkish Cigar Pastry is a fun dish to eat for kids and lot easier to eat than the traditional pies. It is very easy to make with store bought pastry sheets.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, savory snack, Side Dish
Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Turkish
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 6 Cigars
Calories: 84kcal


  • Oven


  • 6 Phyllo pastry sheets
  • ½ cup Spinach Thawed, squeezed, and measured
  • 4 tbsp. Feta cheese
  • 1 Garlic Minced
  • a pinch Nutmeg powder
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Pepper
  • to brush the pastries Olive oil


  • Thaw the phyllo sheets according to the package instructions.
  • In the meantime, if using frozen spinach, that the spinach and then squeeze out all the liquid. Measure the spinach after you squeeze out the liquid.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients, except the oil, and mix well.
  • Working with one phyllo sheet at a time, brush some oil on the sheet. Fold the sheet into half and then place a tablespoon of filling on the long side of the sheet. Make sure you place the filling in a thin long cylinder.
  • Fold the phyllo sheet over the spinach filling and roll it once more. Fold in the sides to cover the filling and then roll the sheet all the way to the end. Seal the edges well with water.
  • Place on the baking sheet and brush the top of the cigars liberally with oil.
  • Bake at 375 F for 20 to 25 minutes, until the pastries are golden brown and crispy.
  • Serve the Turkish Cigar Pastry warm or at room temperature.


Calories: 84kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 204mg | Potassium: 34mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 276IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1mg