Goat Cheese, Lamb and Spinach Triangles


A little taste of Greece. Impress the masses with these pocket delights.

Goat Cheese, Lamb and Spinach Triangles


  • 80g goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, chopped
  • 400g lamb mince
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 2 tablespoons currants
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 50g baby spinach
  • 1/2 small lemon, juiced
  • 18 sheets filo pastry
  • 100g butter, melted, cooled
  • tzatziki


  1. Heat oil in a large, non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes or until soft.
  2. Increase heat to high. Add mince. Cook, stirring, for 4 to 5 minutes or until browned.
  3. Add garlic, cumin, coriander, currants and pine nuts. Cook for 2 minutes or until mixture thickens.
  4. Add spinach and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Remove from heat. Stir until spinach wilts. Transfer to a bowl. Allow to cool completely. Stir in goat cheese.
  5. Preheat oven to 200°C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Brush 1 pastry sheet with melted butter. Top with another sheet and brush with butter. Repeat to form 3 layers. Cut lengthways into 3 strips. Repeat with remaining pastry and butter.
  6. Spoon 1 tablespoon filling mixture onto short end of 1 pastry strip. Fold pastry end over to form a triangle. Continue to fold triangle over itself until end of strip. Place on prepared tray. Brush top with butter. Repeat with remaining pastry and filling.
  7. Bake triangles for 12 to 15 minutes or until pastry is golden and crisp. Serve hot with tzatziki.


    Ingredients for Goat Cheese, Lamb and Spinach Triangles

    Onions Brown (each)

    Product of SA (Aust)

    $0.15 ea

    Garlic (head)

    $0.77 ea

    Coriander (bunch)

    Product of Australia

    $2.99 ea

    Spinach (bunch)

    Product of Australia

    $1.49 ea

    Lemons (each)

    Product of Australia

    $1.19 ea

    Lemons Imperfect Pick Value Range (min 500g)

    Product of Australia

    $1.70 ea