Feta-Herb Puff Pastry Wedges

Reach for store-bought pesto to make these five-ingredient appetizers packed with loads of Italian flavor.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 32

Ingredients

1
sheet frozen puff pastry (from 17.3-oz package)
1/4
cup basil pesto
1/3
cup crumbled feta cheese
2
tablespoons pine nuts
2
tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh basil leaves

  • 1 Let puff pastry stand at room temperature 40 minutes to thaw.
  • 2 Heat oven to 400°F. Unfold pastry on work surface. Using pastry brush, brush pesto evenly over all of pastry, including edges. Cut pastry into 16 squares; cut each square in half diagonally, making 32 triangles.
  • 3 Lightly spray 2 large cookie sheets with cooking spray. Gently arrange pastry wedges on cookie sheets. Sprinkle with cheese and nuts.
  • 4 Bake 5 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350°F. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until edges are golden brown. Top wedges with basil. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

Puff pastry is made of hundreds of layers of chilled butter and pastry dough. As it bakes, the moisture in the butter creates steam, causing the dough to puff and separate into hundreds of flaky layers.

Use a kitchen scissors to coarsely chop the basil leaves.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
4g
4%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.