Greek Spanakopita

Recipe by Tonkcats
READY IN: 20mins
YIELD: 1 pan
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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