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Palestinian Sfiha Recipe

These mini "Arab Pizzas" are perfect for parties and gatherings!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Category: Appetizer, Mezze, Side Dishes
Servings: 24 Sfihas
Calories: 111kcal
Author: Chef Tariq


For the Dough

For the Cheese Topping


  • Place flour in a large bowl. Add salt and yeast.
  • Stir with whisk until well mixed.
  • Create a well in the middle of the flour mixture. Pour in olive oil and water.
  • Pulling flour in from the outside with your hand as you mix it into dough.
  • Once you have your dough cover the bowl and set aside in a warm place. Allow dough to rise to at least twice its size.
  • Punch down dough.
  • Cut dough into equal size pieces, and roll them into balls. Set aside while you make the topping.
  • Crumble the cheese into a bowl. Add the olive oil, and dried mint.
  • Stir until all ingredients are well incorporated. 
  • Roll out the dough balls into flat round disc shapes.
  • Spoon a measure of topping onto dough. Press the topping into the dough with your fingers. Place on a baking sheet.
  • Bake at 392ºF (200ºC) for 20 minutes or until brown.



Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 133mg | Potassium: 24mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1mg