Filo (Phyllo) Pizza Squares

“From the Santa Monica Mirror. You can substitute butter-flavored cooking spray for the butter, and vary the toppings with whatever you like: spinach, broccoli, cheddar, red pepper flakes, etc. Children like to help.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
10
YIELD:
20 squares
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil, and brush with melted butter or coat lightly with cooking spray.
  3. Layer all 8 sheets of filo, alternating with butter or spray. (Follow package instructions about keeping unused sheets under a damp towel.).
  4. Divide cheese into small mounds (about 1 T each), evenly spaced in rows across pastry. Aim for a 4x5 grid.
  5. Top each mound of cheese with an olive and half a cherry tomato.
  6. Sprinkle oregano, salt & pepper over top.
  7. Bake 7-10 minutes, until pastry is puffed and cheese is melted.
  8. Cut into squares with a pizza cutter and serve immediately.

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