Pizza Phyllo Cups

Pizza Phyllo Cups

Cherry tomatoes, fresh basil and oregano, and mozzarella cheese create a delectable bite in Pizza Phyllo Cups. Pizza Phyllo Cups pictured with Turkey & Cranberry Chutney Tea Sandwiches, Chicken & Bacon Tea Sandwiches, and Pear & Fig Scones

Pizza Phyllo Cups
Serves: 35
 
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup diced sweet onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1½ cups diced cherry tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 35 frozen mini phyllo cups, thawed
  • Garnish: fresh basil leaves
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. In a small sauté pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook until fragrant, approximately 30 seconds. Add tomatoes, chopped basil, oregano, salt, and pepper, stirring well. Reduce heat, and simmer until thickened, approximately 5 minutes, stirring occasionally and mashing tomatoes with a potato masher. Transfer tomato sauce to a heatproof bowl.
  3. Spoon 1 tablespoon tomato sauce and ½ tablespoon cheese into each phyllo cup. Place phyllo cups on prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake until cheese melts, approximately 3 minutes.
  5. Garnish with basil, if desired. Serve immediately.

 

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