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Asian filo pastries filled with herbs and ricotta

Asian green triangles©

This recipe is a healthier alternative to your party treats and pastries. These tasty Asian filo parcels contain a herb and ricotta filling and have less kilojoules and fat than many other fried appetizers or snacks.


Serves: Makes 12

Number of ingredients: 7 Ingredients

To prep: 10 Minutes Prep

To cook: 10 Minutes Cook

Difficulty: Medium

Nutrition per serving

  • Energy : 260kJ

  • Protein: 3g

  • Fat (total) : 2g

  • - Saturated Fat: 1g

  • Carbohydrate (total): 8g

  • - Sugar: 1g

  • Fibre: 1g

  • Sodium: 150mg


1 bunch baby bok choy, thinly sliced

1 brown onion, diced finely

1 clove garlic, crushed

1 teaspoon soy sauce

1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

150g reduced fat ricotta cheese

12 sheets filo pastry


  1. Place bok choy, onion, garlic, soy sauce, basil and ricotta cheese in a bowl. Mix until well combined
  2. Lay one sheet filo pastry on the bench and fold lengthways into thirds
  3. Spoon some of the mixture onto the top of the pastry strip. Fold pastry over to form a triangle and continue folding the pastry strip
  4. Place triangle on a lightly greased tray. Continue to create filo triangles with the ricotta mixture, using a new sheet of filo each time
  5. Lightly spray triangles with canola oil before baking in a moderate oven, 180C, for 10 minutes, or until golden brown