Spanakopita | How to make Spanakopita

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ByBindiya Sharma
Created on 24th Jul 2015
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  • By Bindiya Sharma
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About Spanakopita

A traditional rich pie stuffed with spinach and ricotta cheese

Spanakopita is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in Greek. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Spanakopita is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Spanakopita at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only few minute for the preparation and 60 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Spanakopita by Bindiya Sharma in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Spanakopita at your home without any difficulties. Spanakopita is one of the representative dishes of Greek which you can serve in any special occasions.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time60mins
  • Serves4People

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Ingredients to make Spanakopita

  • 2 tbsp olive oil plus extra for brushing
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 1 green onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 kg spinach rinsed very well and chopped
  • bunch of coriander leaves chopped
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • 8 Puff pastry sheets

How to make Spanakopita

  1. Heat oil in a pan. Saute onion, red bell pepper, green onion, garlic. Stir in spinach, coriander leaves and continue sauteeing until spinach is tender yet dry.
  2. In a bowl, mix eggs, ricotta and feta cheese. Stir in the spinach mixture.
  3. Place 2-3 pastry sheets on a square oiled baking dish. Stuff the spinach and cheese mixture between two sheets. Brush oil between the sheets.
  4. Preheat oven to 175°C, and bake the pastry for 30-40 mins, until top is golden brown.
  5. Cut in to squares with a sharp knife and serve hot.

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Tasneem Pothiwalaa year ago
plz guide where do we get pastry sheets

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