Tiny Greek Beef Tarts

A easy-to-prepare Mediterranean appetizer, this tiny Greek beef tarts recipe will win over any crowd.

  • 35
    min
  • 30
    SERVINGS
  • 47
    Cal
  • 3 g
    Protein

Ingredients & Cooking

Ingredients:

  • 12 ounces Ground Beef (95% lean)
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup chopped seeded tomato
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 packages (2.1 ounces each) frozen mini phyllo shells (30 shells total)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce:
  • 1 container (6 ounces) plain lowfat yogurt
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped seeded cucumber
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
Toppings:
  • Slivered Kalamata olives, prepared hummus

Cooking:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef, onion and garlic in large nonstick skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into small crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings, if necessary. Add tomato, oregano, salt and pepper; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture is heated through.

    Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160ºF. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
  2. Place phyllo shells on rimmed baking sheet. Spoon beef mixture evenly into shells. Top evenly with cheese. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until shells are crisp and cheese is melted.

  3. Meanwhile combine Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce ingredients in small bowl.

  4. Top tarts with Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce, olives and hummus, as desired.

    Cook's Tip:

    Try our Tiny Taco Beef Tart for another variation.

Nutrition Information

Butcher Counter

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