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Steak and Blue in Mini Phyllo Shells

Total Time: 30 MIN Makes: 30 appetizers
Prep Time: 15 MIN Cook Time: 15 MIN

It’s easy to make tasty appetizers for a party. Given what you need pull off for that next big bash, at least you don’t need to be burdened by the appetizers you make and still satisfy a wide range of tastes. Focus on the guest list, invitations, centerpieces, tables, chairs, music and more. Whether you serve ribs or vegetable lasagna, you can easily prepare several delicious appetizers for your next party.

  • 6 ounces flank steak
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese dressing
  • 2 packages (15 count, each) Athens® Mini Phyllo Shells
  • 1/4 cup Gorgonzola cheese, for garnish


Season steak with salt, pepper, and olive oil. Grill (or sear) to medium rare (132°F) or preferred temperature. Allow to rest about 10 minutes. Slice in half with the grain of the meat. Thinly slice 30 strips of steak against the grain.
Place about 2 teaspoons of arugula into each mini shell. Top arugula with 1/2 teaspoon of blue cheese dressing. Roll steak strips and place on top of the dressing. Garnish with the Gorgonzola cheese. Serve immediately.


Serving size: 1 shell (20 g), Amount per serving: Calories 50, Calories from Fat – 30, Total Fat – 3.5g, Saturated fat – 1g, Trans Fat – 0g, Cholesterol – 5mg, Sodium – 95 mg, Dietary Fiber – 0g, Sugars – 0g, Protein – 3g