Crawfish Pastries

crawfish pastries

These miniature pastries are a delectable mixture of crawfish, cream cheese, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheese.

Crawfish Pastries
Makes about 4 dozen
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  1. 2 tablespoons butter
  2. ½ cup chopped onion
  3. ½ cup chopped celery
  4. ½ cup chopped green bell pepper
  5. 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  6. ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  7. 8 ounces frozen crawfish tail meat, thawed and drained well
  8. 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  9. 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  10. ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  11. 3 (1.9-ounce) packages frozen phyllo shells
  1. Preheat oven to 350˚. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Cook onion and next 4 ingredients, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes. Stir in crawfish and next 3 ingredients until cheese melts. Spoon about 1 tablespoon crawfish mixture into each phyllo shell, and place on prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately.
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