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Mediterranean Spinach Pie

This Greek spinach pie is called Spanakopita and is perfect as a side dish or as an appetizer. Although it may take some extra effort to prepare, it's well worth enjoying this traditional Greek dish.

Mediterranean Spinach Pie


For 6 people

  • 1 package (10 ounces) spinach, frozen, chopped, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/2 cup(s) green onions, minced
  • 1/2 cup(s) parsley, fresh, chopped
  • 1/2 cup(s) fresh dill, minced
  • 1/2 cup(s) crumbled feta cheese
  • 4 ounce(s) cream cheese, softened
  • 4 ounce(s) cottage cheese
  • 2 tablespoon(s) parmesan, grated
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 dash(es) salt, to taste
  • 1 dash(es) pepper, to taste
  • 40 sheets phyllo dough, thawed
  • 1/2 cup(s) butter, melted


In a blender combine spinach with scallions, parsley, dill, cheeses, eggs, salt and pepper and process until smooth. Prepare small fillo triangles according to directions for triangles. Fill each triangle with 1 tsp. of spinach mixture. Brush outside of triangles with butter; place seam side down on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in preheated 350-degree oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown and puffed. Serve hot.
Ready in 1 hour

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 555.05 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 4.49g
  • Sodium (mg): 986.65mg
  • Carbs: 72.21g
  • Fat: 21.25g
  • Saturated fat (g): 9.2g
  • Proteins: 18.66g