Spanakopita | How to make Spanakopita

By Bindiya Sharma  |  24th Jul 2015  |  
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About Spanakopita Recipe

A traditional rich pie stuffed with spinach and ricotta cheese

Spanakopita is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Spanakopita is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Spanakopita by Bindiya Sharma will help you to prepare the perfect Spanakopita in your kitchen at home. Spanakopita needs few minutes for the preparation and 60 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Spanakopita. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Spanakopita. In case you have any questions on how to make the Spanakopita you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Bindiya Sharma. Spanakopita will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.


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.

Reviews for Spanakopita (1)

Tasneem Pothiwala2 years ago

plz guide where do we get pastry sheets

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