Tyropita (Cheese Phyllo Pie)

Recipe by Outta Here
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READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 10-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Butter a 9 x 13-inch baking dish.
  • Combine feta, cottage cheese, salt and eggs. Mix well.
  • Take half of the phyllo sheets from package and cover the rest. Center 1 sheet in baking dish and brush quickly with melted butter. Repeat with remaining half of sheets. The sheets will extend over the sides of the dish.
  • Spoon in the cheese mixture and spread evenly of sheets. Fold the overhanging sides and ends over the filling.
  • Top with remaining sheets, as above, brushing each with butter. Tuck sides and ends inside dish to seal in the filling.
  • Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 325°F
  • With a sharp knife, score top of pie into 4 strips lengthwise and then crosswise.
  • Bake until crisp and golden, about 1 hour.
  • Remove from oven and let stand 10 minutes. Cut through scored lines and serve.
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