Monday, May 23, 2016

Light and tasty summer recipes with Mini Fillo Shells

When the heat strikes take a retreat from the summer heat by creating Chicken and Pico de Gallo appetizers and Light Fruited Pudding Cups in Mini Fillo Shells.










Chicken and Pico de Gallo

Create delicious Chicken and Pico de Gallo appetizers as a light summer snack.
Ingredients 
1/2 cup cooked medium-diced chicken
1 small diced avocado
1 small seeded and diced tomato
2 tablespoons chopped green onion
2 teaspoons minced jalapeño
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
1/4 teaspoon salt
15 Athens® Mini Fillo Shells (1 box)
15 cilantro sprigs, for garnish


In a small bowl combine chicken, avocado, tomato, green onions, jalapeño, mayonnaise, vinegar, cilantro and salt mixing well. Chill for 1 hour. Place 1 rounded tablespoon of mixture into each Fillo Shell. Garnish each with a sprig of cilantro. Serve immediately.


Yield: 15 appetizers





Light Fruited Pudding Cups

Serve Light Fruited Pudding Cups as a simple and tasty summer dessert for any occasion.
Ingredients
1/2 cup low fat vanilla pudding
2 tablespoons drained, crushed canned pineapple
2 tablespoons small diced strawberries
15 Athens® Mini Fillo Shells (1 box)
1 whole kiwi, peeled, sliced, and each cut into eighths, for garnish


In a small bowl, combine pudding, pineapple and strawberries. Chill for 1 hour. Spoon 1 rounded teaspoon of filling into each Fillo shell. Garnish with sliced kiwi. Serve immediately. Yield: 15 Desserts
 

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