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Margherita Pizza Phyllo Bites

Total Time: 15 MIN Makes: 30 bites
Prep Time: 5 MIN Cook Time: 10 MIN

A bite-size spin on the light, flaky pizza you love. These Margherita Pizza Phyllo Bites are packed with tomato, mozzarella and basil. Recipe by Barbara Schieving of Barbara Bakes blog.

  •  2 plum tomatoes, diced
  •  1 clove garlic, minced or pressed
  •  Pinch of salt and pepper
  •  1 teaspoon olive oil
  •  2 packages (15 count, each) Athens® Phyllo Shells (30 shells)
  •  8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, 1/4″ dice
  •  Small handful fresh basil, sliced into thin ribbons


Preheat oven to 400°F. In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, garlic, salt and pepper, and olive oil.

Fill the phyllo shells with the diced mozzarella. Bake for 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Remove from oven and top with prepared tomatoes.

Bake for an additional 5 minutes to soften the tomatoes. Remove from the oven and top with fresh basil.