Appetizers/ Vegetarian Recipes

Bite Size Appetizers Stuffed with Peas, Onions and Capers

Sweet tasting garden peas sautéed with onions and capers gently filled in a light, flaky layers of Fillo pastry shells turns them into a perfect bite size appetizer to serve for anytime!

Try our best bite size appetizers filled with peas to serve at your next gathering!

Sautéed Peas with onions and capers in Mini Fillo Shells is not only easy and delicious,  but they will certainly impress everyone at your next party or gathering! Your family and friends will think you slaved all day to make these little mini appetizers!

A great tip our mom gave us when entertaining, is to calculate about 2 to 3 appetizers for each person. Then you can get an idea on how many appetizers you will need to prepare.

I love these Athens Mini Fillo pastry shells which can be easily found in your freezer section at any supermarket. They come already fully baked, making it easy to just fill and serve! 

Try our recipe for  Sweet Garden Peas with Onions and Capers  we posted a few weeks ago as the filling this for appetizer!  Follow our easy directions below.

Serve these appetizers warm or at room temperature  You can try your own variations as well, they are fun to make!   Enjoy!

Easy Directions:  
Make our Sweet Garden Peas with Onions and Capers recipe the night before. Refrigerate them till needed.
Reheat the peas in a foil tray in the oven for about 15 minutes at 350 degrees.
Take the Fillo pastry shells out of freezer 15 minutes before you fill them.
Fill each shell with heated  peas and serve immediately.

Need 2 to 4 Boxes of Athens Fillo Shells, (about 15 shells per box)
Depending how many guests you are planning to have, always estimate 2 to 3 mini appetizers per person.


Yields: (if 2 boxes), 30 mini bite size appetizers 

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    January 15, 2013 at 1:51 pm

    Made the banana and strawberry kabobs..Went very well at kids party..But…how do we keep the bananas from browning on the sticks?

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      January 17, 2013 at 2:45 am

      Hi Anonymous! Try sprinkling powdered sugar generously onto bananas before the chocolate goes on, then refrigerate immediately. This should help prevent the bananas from browning.

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