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Spanakopita is a well-known Greek recipe for serving a savory pie with spinach and feta.

Known far and wide, the original Greek spanakopita recipe is very simple to make. It is a typical Greek product, easy to prepare at home, with the right ingredients. This is a savory pie with a delicious filling: while the shell is made up of several layers of phyllo dough , which is very crunchy, the filling is made up of a tasty combination of spinach and feta cheese . Little else is needed, including eggs and oil and the dish is ready!

This savory pie is very nutritious and substantial, suitable as a single dish but also to be served as an appetizer, cut into pieces. We are sure that, thanks to its goodness, it will sell like hotcakes.


Preparing the spanakopita recipe

  1. First, wash and dry the spinach.
  2. Slice the onion and place it in a non-stick pan, along with a spoonful of olive oil.
  3. Let it brown, then you can immediately add the spinach.
  4. Season with salt and pepper, cover with a lid and cook for a few minutes (about 5).
  5. Once done, place the spinach in a colander and press to release the excess liquid .
  6. Place the vegetables in a bowl, then add the feta, crumbling it .
  7. Also add the eggs and mix vigorously, so as to obtain a mixture that is as homogeneous as possible.
  8. At this point, brush a little oil on the inside of a baking tray.
  9. Line the inside with a sheet of phyllo pastry, then brush it with more oil and cover it with another sheet of pastry. Repeat these steps two more times, so as to overlap another 2 sheets.
  10. Pour the filling and distribute it evenly.
  11. Cover with another 4 sheets of phyllo pastry, interspersing them with a brush of oil.
  12. Trim the excess edge , folding over a bit of the edge to seal the filling.
  13. Brush the surface with more oil, then create light incisions in the dough, forming a grid.
  14. Spread some sesame seeds on top and cook in the oven at 180°C for approximately 35 minutes .


Spanakopita is a truly genuine and delicious Greek savory pie, a tasty way to integrate vegetables into a meal. You can keep it for 1 day in the fridge , closed in an airtight container.

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