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Spanakopita, the Greek pie with spinach and feta super easy to prepare

Mediterranean cuisine is full of tasty and sunny recipes and today we are heading to Greece to discover a new specialty: Spanakopita !
This vegetarian spinach and feta pie will make the whole family love vegetables, a perfect mix between the crispy phyllo dough and the spinach/feta filling that we love so much :-)

Main Dish
6 servings
20 min
45 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

6

Materials

  • 1 brush
  • 1 pan 9 inches diameter

Preparation

  • Step 1 - Spanakopita, the Greek pie with spinach and feta super easy to prepare
    Chop the onion and brown it for a few minutes in a pan with a drizzle of olive oil.
  • Step 2 - Spanakopita, the Greek pie with spinach and feta super easy to prepare
    Add salt, pepper and garlic cut into small pieces. Mix everything then add the spinach. Cover for 5 minutes.
  • Step 3 - Spanakopita, the Greek pie with spinach and feta super easy to prepare
    Remove the lid, mix everything then cover again for 5 minutes. Set aside.
  • Step 4 - Spanakopita, the Greek pie with spinach and feta super easy to prepare
    In a large salad bowl, mix the eggs, crumbled feta, ricotta and some pepper (to taste).
  • Step 5 - Spanakopita, the Greek pie with spinach and feta super easy to prepare
    Add the spinach and mix everything well.
  • Step 6 - Spanakopita, the Greek pie with spinach and feta super easy to prepare
    Brush the filo sheets with olive oil before stacking them on top of each other.
    Glue 4 sheets together, then 2 sheets together.
  • Step 7 - Spanakopita, the Greek pie with spinach and feta super easy to prepare
    Place the 4 oiled filo sheets in the bottom of the mold then pour the filling. Fold the edges of the leaves inwards, on top of the filling.
  • Step 8 - Spanakopita, the Greek pie with spinach and feta super easy to prepare
    Cover the mold with the two oiled filo sheets and cut all around the mold. Put the excess in the mold (to avoid waste). Place the circle of leaves on top and tuck the edges into the pan to seal the pie.
  • Step 9 - Spanakopita, the Greek pie with spinach and feta super easy to prepare
    Bake for 45 minutes at 350°F (180°C). Your Spanakopita is ready, add some sesame seeds on top and enjoy!

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Observations:

How to store spanakopita?
Store your pie in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Can the ricotta be removed?
You can make this recipe with or without ricotta. The ricotta will bring a sweeter taste to the pie and smoothness.

Can spanakopita be shaped differently?
You can make samosas, cigars, mini pies, do not hesitate to make the shape you want!

Photos

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