Venison Filo Pastry Twirls

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stopwatch 40 Minutes   servings 6 Servings

These easy filo twirls with feta and venison are a fool-proof recipe. There are not many ingredients and it is so simple to make but so very tasty to eat!


  • Minced venison
  • 1 Onion
  • Fresh filo pastry
  • Crumbled feta cheese
  • Chopped spinach
  • 1 egg
  • Salt & black pepper
  • Rosemary sprigs
  • Olive oil
  • Melted butter


For the filling, halve, peel and chop the onion into small pieces. Gently fry the onion in a pan with olive oil, salt and pepper for 6-8 minutes until starting to soften. Add the mincedvenisontothepanandfryuntilbrowned,5-6minutes. Set aside in a large mixing bowl while you prepare the spinach.

If using fresh spinach wilt the spinach in batches in your largest pan with a tiny splash of water. Drain, cool, then squeeze out any excess water in a colander using a wooden spoon. Roughly chop and put in the bowl with the onions and venison mince.

Next, add the feta cheese, egg, a little salt and black pepper, then mix thoroughly. Now, distribute the stuffing across the filo pastry and roll them up into a sausage which is then folded into snails and placed in a dish and brushed with melted butter and topped with rosemary sprigs.

Bake them in the oven for about 30 minutes until they are golden and crispy. Served with homemade chimichurri on top.

Bon Appetite.

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