Byrek me Spinaq- Albanian Spinach Pie

8
Servings
25m
Prep Time
45m
Cook Time
1h 10m
Ready In


"Albanian spinach pie is savory and delicious."

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (166.9 g)
  • Calories 390.2
  • Total Fat - 35.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 7.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 233.9 mg
  • Sodium - 397.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 4.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.4 g
  • Sugars - 0.8 g
  • Protein - 13.4 g
  • Calcium - 221 mg
  • Iron - 2.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 16.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

In a bowl, sprinkle the chopped spinach with salt.

Step 2

Add the feta, 1/2 cup of olive oil, onions, eggs and mix all together and set aside.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Step 4

In a 8 or 9-inch pie tin, brush the bottom with some olive oil ( you will be using approx. 1/2 cup of olive oil to brush the layers of Phyllo dough).

Step 5

Lay two sheets of dough and brush with oil.

Step 6

Let the dough hang over the pie tin about 1-inch around.

Step 7

Repeat this process until 1/2 of the sheets are laid.

Step 8

Pour in the spinach mixture.

Step 9

Finish by covering the mixture with two sheet of dough at time, using the same method as the bottom half.

Step 10

Roll the edges up like a pizza crust.

Step 11

Brush the top with olive oil.

Step 12

Bake for 45 minutes or until a golden brown.

Step 13

Serve warm.

Tips & Variations


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