Spanakopita

15
Servings
25m
Prep Time
15-20m
Cook Time
40m
Ready In


"I love this Greek flakey tasty pastry filled with Spinach. This recipe is from Canadian Living Magazine 2002. I find it is an authentic recipe."

Original recipe yields 15 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (27.5 g)
  • Calories 75.2
  • Total Fat - 5.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 39.5 mg
  • Sodium - 85.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 3.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.2 g
  • Sugars - 0.4 g
  • Protein - 2.5 g
  • Calcium - 44.6 mg
  • Iron - 0.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Mix together the spinach, onions & dill.

Step 2

Place in a lightly oiled saucepan and cook for apprx 2 minutes or until the onions are softened.

Step 3

Transfer to a bowl & cool.

Step 4

Stir in the feta, eggs, salt, pepper & nutmeg..Set aside.

Step 5

Place 1 sheet of phyllo on a work surface (keep remainder covered with a damp cloth).

Step 6

Paint lightly with melted butter.

Step 7

Cover with a second sheet of phyllo.

Step 8

Brush lighly with butter.

Step 9

Cut into 5 strips.

Step 10

Spoon a heaping teaspoon of the filling 1/2" from the end of strip.

Step 11

Fold 1 corner of phyllo over filling so the narrow end meets side edge to form a triangle.

Step 12

Fold up the triangle, continue folding sideways & upwards to the end of the strip

Step 13

Repeat with remaining strips.

Step 14

Repeat with remaining phyllo sheets.

Step 15

Place the triangles on a parchment lined baking sheet.

Step 16

Brush triangles with butter.

Step 17

Bake in 375 oven for 15-20mi minutes until the pastry is golden and the filling is beginning to ooze.

Step 18

Serve warm.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

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I thought I had already reviewed this once before, guess not. We made this with one minor change, we subbed half the cheese with blue stilton cheese for a more dramatic taste. Wonderful recipe Bergy!

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(8 Aug 2016)