Looking to make an elegant-looking appetizer… that only takes 15 minutes prep time? These Spinach & Ham Puff Pastry Bites are the perfect savory snack for any party and they go great with light white wine. Here is the easy recipe for Spinach & Ham Puff Pastry Bites:



Prep Time

15 minutes

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Cook Time

20 minutes


2 sheets puff pastry, thawed

2 tablespoons grapeseed oil

2 tablespoons flour

1 cup low fat milk

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

½ pound diced ham (about 2 cups)

2 cups baby spinach

1 cup shredded Swiss, divided

1 egg, beaten

Method of Preparation

Preheat oven to 400°F.

Cut each sheet of puff pastry into 9 squares and place on 2 sheet pans lined with parchment paper.

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Heat grapeseed oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

Whisk in flour and cook for 1 minute.

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Whisk in milk, salt, pepper, and garlic powder until smooth.

Bring to a simmer and cook until slightly thickened.

Stir in spinach until wilted.

Stir in ham and ½ cup Swiss.

Divide filling between puff pastry squares.

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Top each square with remaining ½ cup Swiss.

Fold corners of puff pastry over the filling.

Brush with beaten egg and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.