Greek Spanakopita

Total Time
20mins
Prep
0 mins
Cook
20 mins

(Spinach Puffs)

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Saute onion in olive oil for 5 minutes.
  2. Add spinach. Simmer over a low flame, stirring occasionally until most of moisture is evaporated.
  3. Crumble Feta cheese into small pieces.
  4. Add cottage cheese and eggs; mix well.
  5. Toss bread crumbs into spinach mixture and add to cheese. Stir until blended.
  6. Carefully cut phyllo sheets into thirds. Refrigerate 2/3 until needed and cover remaining third with a slightly damp towel.
  7. Remove 1 sheet of phyllo pastry, fold in half lengthwise. Brush with melted butter.
  8. Place 1 tablespoon of spinach filling near the end.
  9. Fold over in triangle shape. Continue folding like a flag, keeping triangular shape. Lightly butter top.
  10. Continue with remaining pastry and filling.
  11. Bake in a 425 degrees oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.