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easy spanokopita (spinach pie)

Recipe by
Rebecca Novak
Akron, OH

For anyone who loved feta and spinach, this is quick and easy.

yield 6 -8
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For easy spanokopita (spinach pie)

  • spinach, frozen
  • phyllo dough
  • nutmeg
  • feta cheese
  • onions diced
  • salt and pepper
  • butter

How To Make easy spanokopita (spinach pie)

  • 1
    Take phyllo dough and spinach from freezer at least 2 hours before cooking to thaw.
  • 2
    Dice small onion, cook in large saucepan with 3 tsp butter
  • 3
    Add thawed, drained spinach to pan, sprinkle with salt pepper and nutmeg. STIR IN FETA CHEESE. In another bowl, melt 3-4 more tbs of butter.
  • 4
    Place 4 or 5 layers of phyllo in 8X9 pan. Brush with melted butter. Cover phyllo with spinach/feta mixture.
  • 5
    Cover spinach mixture with 4-5 more layers of phjyllo. Brush top layer with butter.
  • 6
    Bake in 300 degree over for 20 minutes or untilk light, golden brown