Cheese Sambusa

Cheesy Middle Eastern pastry.

Original recipe makes 15 servings


1 (4 ounce) package cream cheese
1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons milk
1/2 onion, finely chopped
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
5 tablespoons butter, melted
5 12-inch square spring roll wrappers
1/4 cup water

  • PREP

    30 mins

  • COOK

    25 mins


    55 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.
  2. Mix cream cheese, mozzarella cheese, feta cheese, garlic, and milk together in a bowl; add onion and cilantro. Stir to combine.
  3. Cut one sheet of spring roll wrapper into 3 rectangles, each about 4×12 inches. Lightly brush with melted butter. Place a heaping teaspoon of filling on the 4-inch end of the rectangle. Fold the end over the filling; pick up a corner and fold diagonally, making a triangle. Continue to fold diagonally, making a triangular packet, so the the filling doesn’t come out the ends. Dab a little water on the end of the strip and seal the sambusa closed. Repeat with remaining filling and spring roll wrappers. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until crisp and golden, about 25 minutes.


Calories: 82 kcal
Carbohydrates: 2.9 g
Cholesterol: 21 mg
Fat: 7.2 g
Fiber: 0.2 g
Protein: 1.7 g
Sodium: 92 mg