Savory Greek Spinach Pie



Savory Greek Spinach Pie

Picture yourself in a quaint Greek village, surrounded by the mesmerizing aroma of freshly baked Savory Greek Spinach Pie wafting through the air. This classic dish is a symphony of flavors, combining tender spinach, creamy feta cheese, and delicate phyllo pastry. Each bite is a journey to the Mediterranean, where tradition and taste come together in perfect harmony.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped
  • 200g feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 12 sheets phyllo pastry
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the chopped spinach, crumbled feta cheese, chopped onion, eggs, parsley, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  3. Brush a baking dish with olive oil. Layer 6 sheets of phyllo pastry in the dish, brushing each sheet with olive oil before adding the next.
  4. Spread the spinach and feta mixture evenly over the phyllo pastry.
  5. Layer the remaining 6 sheets of phyllo pastry on top, again brushing each sheet with olive oil.
  6. Score the top layer of phyllo pastry with a sharp knife to create squares.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.
  8. Allow the pie to cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

Savory Greek Spinach Pie is a delightful dish that brings the flavors of Greece to your table. The crispy layers of phyllo pastry encase a savory filling of spinach and feta, creating a taste sensation that will transport you to the Mediterranean.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 280, Fat 20g, Carbohydrates 19g, Protein 7g

Picture yourself savoring a slice of this pie on a sunny terrace, overlooking the azure waters of the Aegean Sea. The marriage of spinach and feta, encased in golden, flaky phyllo pastry, is a marriage made in culinary heaven. The slight saltiness of the feta perfectly complements the earthiness of the spinach, creating a harmonious blend of flavors. As you take each bite, you can’t help but appreciate the simple yet exquisite essence of Greek cuisine. The crispy layers of phyllo pastry shatter delicately, giving way to the luscious filling within. This dish embodies the essence of Greece, bringing a piece of this beautiful country to your home. So, gather your loved ones, prepare this delectable Savory Greek Spinach Pie, and transport your taste buds to the Mediterranean. Opa!

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