11Ingredients
60Minutes
710Calories

Description

Spanakopita, otherwise known as Greek spinach pie, is a traditional Greek savory pastry. Traditionally spanakopita is made with thin flaky sheets of phyllo dough and a spinach filling featuring feta cheese, onions, parsley, and egg. Spanakopita can…

be made either as a savory pastry sachet or as a pie. This recipe for spanakopita follows the latter preparation with a phyllo crust sandwiching the spinach filling on the top and bottom.

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Ingredients

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  • olive oil
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 3 garlic cloves (diced)
  • 600 grams spinach
  • 1 handful fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 350 grams feta cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 1 package phyllo pastry
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
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    Directions

    1. In a heavy-bottomed pot, heat up some oil and saute together the onion and garlic until softened.
    2. Add the spinach with whatever water is still on their leaves after washing them. Cover and simmer on low heat for a few minutes until wilted.
    3. Let this mixture cool and then stir in the parsley, feta, and eggs. Salt and pepper to taste.
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    710Calories
    Sodium78% DV1880mg
    Fat52% DV34g
    Protein57% DV29g
    Carbs25% DV74g
    Fiber24% DV6g
    Calories710Calories from Fat310
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat34g52%
    Saturated Fat16g80%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol185mg62%
    Sodium1880mg78%
    Potassium1110mg32%
    Protein29g57%
    Calories from Fat310
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate74g25%
    Dietary Fiber6g24%
    Sugars5g10%
    Vitamin A300%
    Vitamin C90%
    Calcium70%
    Iron60%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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