Spanakopita

Recipe by canarygirl
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 375°.
  • Drain spinach of all liquid.
  • Sauteé onions and garlic in 1/4 cup butter until tender, then add spinach, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Sauteé 1-2 more minutes.
  • in a large bowl, combine spinach mixture, eggs, dill, lemon juice and crumbled feta.
  • Butter a 7" springform pan.
  • Place phyllo between a damp (but not wet) tea towel so it doesn't dry out.
  • Layer 6 sheets of phyllo in the pan, brushing each with melted butter.
  • Fill with spinach mixture and fold edges over.
  • Layer 6 more sheets of phyllo, brushing each with melted butter.
  • Use a scissors to round the edges and cut 6 or 8 triangles in the top.
  • Bake 45 minutes or until golden -- allow to stand 10 minutes before removing the springform.
  • This can also be made into individual packets instead of a pie shape.
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