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Bindiya Sharma
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Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Spanakopita RECIPE

A traditional rich pie stuffed with spinach and ricotta cheese

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Dinner Party
  • Greek
  • Baking
  • Snacks

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 2 tbsp olive oil plus extra for brushing
  2. 2 onions chopped
  3. 1 green onion chopped
  4. 2 garlic cloves chopped
  5. 1 red bell pepper chopped
  6. 1 kg spinach rinsed very well and chopped
  7. bunch of coriander leaves chopped
  8. 2 eggs beaten
  9. 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  10. 1/2 cup feta cheese
  11. 8 Puff pastry sheets


  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 Pothiwala
Tasneem Pothiwala   May-14-2016

plz guide where do we get pastry sheets

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