“I make it sort of fat and bulky when it's just for us; long and skinny and somewhat elegant when I'm serving it at a party. Servings are calculated based on appetizer portions.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, over medium heat, combine oil, mushrooms, onion and garlic.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Stir frequently, until mushrooms have released their liquid and most of that liquid is evaporated.
  4. Add the wine, the thyme, the basil, the spinach and the lemon rind.
  5. Saute until the liquid is evaporated.
  6. Transfer to a bowl and allow to cool.
  7. Stir in cheese, 4 tablespoons of the breadcrumbs.
  8. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  9. Line a cookie sheet with buttered parchment paper.
  10. Lay out one sheet of phyllo, brush with melted butter, top with another sheet of phyllo and brush again with butter.
  11. Repeat (using in total four sheet of dough).
  12. Sprinkle breadcrumbs over the phyllo dough.
  13. Lay out mushroom mixture over one end of Phyllo dough.
  14. Carefully roll into a strudel, tucking in the ends.
  15. Brush the strudel with butter.
  16. Bake until golden and crisp--about 30 minutes.

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