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Hot and Tangy Phyllo Shells

Total Time: 30 MIN Makes: 15 Appetizers
Prep Time: 20 MIN Cook Time: 10 MIN

This recipe recived honorable mention in Athens Holiday Mini Phyllo Shells Recipe Contest.

  • 1/2 cup mashed potatoes
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red pepper
  • 1/4 cup garbanzo beans
  • 1 tablespoon small diced jalapeÒo peppers
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped tomato
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 package (15 count) Athens® Mini Phyllo Shells
  • 15 fresh cilantro leaves, for garnish


In a medium skillet, combine potatoes, red peppers, garbanzo beans and jalapeño peppers and saute for 1 minute. Add tomato, cilantro, hot sauce and salt and saute for 1 minute. Remove from heat and drizzle with lemon juice. Place 1 rounded tablespoon of mixture into each Phyllo Shell and garnish with a cilantro leaf. Serve immediately.