A Greek Savory Pastry

Updated: Apr 11, 2020

This traditional filling comprises chopped spinach, feta cheese, onions, egg, and seasoning.

Just by looking at this pic, I feel like cooking tonight :D

Ingredients for 2-4 People:

500 gr. of Spinach

400 gr. of Feta Cheese

1/4 bouquet of fresh dill

1+1/2 onion

2 eggs

salt+peper

1 lemon

Filo dough

melted butter


Preparation:

Put your oven on 250 degrees Celcius

 

1- Bring the spinach to boil by adding enough water and a lemon inside. It should take 15-20 min

2- in a pan, add olive oil, onion, little of fresh dill, a pinch of salt and pepper. Once it gets golden, remove it from the stove.

3- After the spinach is ready and you squeeze it from all water, put it in a large pan on low heat. Add feta cheese, 2 eggs, keep mixing. Than onion and the rest of the dill. 1 tsp of salt and pepper.

4- In the oven pan, you'll be cooking your dish, add a few layers of filo and butter it with the help of kitchen brush. Then pour your mix. Cover it with filo and butter it again if you are looking for a crispy taste.



5- It should take 45 min in the oven. But always check it after 30 min using a knife to see if the mixture is cooked. If the knife is wet, put it back while keeping an eye on it.



Bonne appetit (Kalí óreksi!)

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