Spanakopita, Spinach Pie

Recipe by Bergy
READY IN: 1hr 20mins




  • Heat the washed spinach, do not add water the moisture from washing the spinach is enough.
  • Saute until just wilted 3-5 minutes,remove from pan set aside.
  • Fry onion in the oil for 10 minutes, add green onion and fry a further 5 minutes In a large bowl mix onions& spinach, add parsley, dill or fennel, nutmeg, cheeses and eggs.
  • Stir to combine and check taste for the amount of salt& pepper you want.
  • Brush a 12x10" baking dish with butter and line with a sheet of fillo.
  • Brush sheet with butter and place in another sheet of fillo continue to brush each sheet until you have 5 layers.
  • Pour in the spinach mixture and top with remaining 5 sheets of fillo buttering each sheet.
  • Brush top layer with butter and score it with a very sharp knife or a razor blade in serving size squares.
  • Sprinkle with water to keep the fillo from curling.
  • Bake in 350f oven for about 45 minute, or until it has puffed and is golden.
  • allow to sit for 5 minutes and serve.