Feta and ricotta cheese with spinach and filo wrap

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Share this Feta and ricotta cheese with spinach and dill filo wraps with you. It is a must make, must eat and a definite and guaranteed repeat! It’s the best thing in the world if you ask me.

Rating:

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Serves:
6 people
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Microwave

Ingredients

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    250 g feta cheese made into crumbs
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    200 g ricotta cheese
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    350 g fresh spinach washed and roughly chopped
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    12 filo pastry sheets
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    1 pinch freshly ground black pepper
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    2 tbsp sesame seeds i used black and white
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    4-5 springs fresh dill
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    1/2 tp pink himalayan salt *
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    1 egg for egg wash
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    1 small onion (optional)
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    1 egg
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    2-3 tbsp yogurt full fat
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    50 ml milk 50 ml milk
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    3-4 tbs olive oil or butter

How to Make Feta and ricotta cheese with spinach and filo wrap

Step-by-Step

  1. Take the pastry sheets out of the fridge for at least 15 min before handling to avoid breaking although sheets are a lot easier to handle and they warm quicker than puff or crust pastry.
  2. Cook the washed, drained and chopped spinach. You may wish to use onion, if so, chop and sweat that first with 1 tbsp of olive oil for a few minutes and then add the spinach. Cook until all water will evaporate. Spinach has to be well drained so it doesn't need cooking for too long. 2-3 min will be sufficient. Once finished, set aside to cool.
  3. Preheat the oven on at 190 C, prepare the oven tray, line with baking paper and set aside.
  4. Grab a bowl, put in the feta cheese which you shouldmake into small crumbles with the help of a fork. Once this is done, add the ricotta cheese and mix well. Add salt only if your feta is not salty or you would really want them fairly salty. I do recommend however to taste the cheese before so that you know what level of saltines that is. Then decide if you like to add any more. Add the egg only if you wish. I sometimes like it without. Add a pinch or two of freshly ground pepper. I normally split them into two at this point because I can't give up on the dill version. I always must have some with dill and some with spinach separately.
  5. Add the cooked spinach and the dill separately if you split the cheese or you could add both to the whole cheese mix. So, let's get rolling! Take out one pastry sheet, fold into two to get a rectangle shape.
  6. Optionally, brush with a little oil or melted butter(for extra crispness) not necessary though, add a spoon full or two of the cheese composition (on the shorter side of the rectangle) but don't go all the way to the edges so that the pastry sheet margins could be folded in slightly, and then roll or make little parcels just like I did. Roll or pack lengthwise. There is no right or wrong but the only thing I will say at this point is to not overload the sheets with too much cheese as there should be a right balance between the amount of pastry and the one of cheese.
  7. Place the rolls/parcels on a greaseproof, egg wash each, sprinkle the mixed sesame seeds. When all finished place in the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes at 190 C

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About Feta and ricotta cheese with spinach and filo wrap

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Eastern European




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