Crispy Greek-style pie

Crispy Greek-style pie

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(265 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 4

A crispy pie that you can adapt for your needs, add chicken or keep it veggie. A good fail-safe for your repertoire

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal250
  • fat13g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs23g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre3g
  • protein13g
  • salt0.3g
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Ingredients

  • 200g bag spinach leaves
    Spinach

    Spinach

    spin-atch

    Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…

  • 175g jar sundried tomato in oil
  • 100g feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 eggs
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • ½ 250g pack filo pastry

Method

  1. 1 Put the spinach into a large pan. Pour over a couple tbsp water, then cook until just wilted. Tip into a sieve, leave to cool a little, then squeeze out any excess water and roughly chop. Roughly chop the tomatoes and put into a bowl along with the spinach, feta and eggs. Mix well.

  2. Carefully unroll the filo pastry. Cover with some damp sheets of kitchen paper to stop it drying out. Take a sheet of pastry and brush liberally with some of the sundried tomato oil. Drape oil-side down in a 22cm loosebottomed cake tin so that some of the pastry hangs over the side. Brush oil on another piece of pastry and place in the tin, just a little further round. Keep placing the pastry pieces in the tin until you have roughly three layers, then spoon over the filling. Pull the sides into the middle, scrunch up and make sure the filling is covered. Brush with a little more oil.

  3. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Cook the pie for 30 mins until the pastry is crisp and golden brown. Remove from the cake tin, slice into wedges and serve with salad.

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Julia687
24th Apr, 2016
5.05
This was a big hit at my Greek-themed vegetarian dinner party last night. Based on other people's comments, I did reduce the amount of sun-dried tomatoes and also added some chopped sauteed onion, toasted pine nuts, and fresh oregano. This is a great dish to have in your repertoire!
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Suzanne Carty
25th Nov, 2015
Next time will use less tomato and add some mushrooms. Hopefully I will get a feel for the filo - also will use a few more sheets of it next time. Maybe this could be made in a loaf pan with paper under to lift.
kingandpie
28th Sep, 2015
I really love this pie! Have linked through to it on my blog www.thekingandpie.com thank you for what is now one of my go to recipes for when I am in a hurry. I often serve this with a lemon mackerel couscous and I always add pitted black olives.
pocketlucy
5th Aug, 2015
3.8
I also took other people's advice and used about 150g feta and around 100g sundried tomatoes. Also added some toasted pine nuts and two cloves of crushed garlic. I was a little confused about how to construct the pie correctly, having not used filo pastry before, but it somehow turned out fine in the end, and even looked similar to the picture! Really tasty filling. Served with new potatoes and a salad.
Frantic Flapjack
23rd Jun, 2015
3.8
Taking the comments on board about using more feta and less tomatoes, I used almost a 200g pack of feta and used the rest to sprinkle on an accompanying salad. I had about half a jar of sundried tomatoes in the fridge so used those up. The end result was very good and the pie was easy to make. I think the oil from the tomatoes gives the pie a good depth of flavour.
GinRomney
14th May, 2015
5.05
Would agree with the whole 'more feta, less tomatoes' thing. Also, for someone using filo pastry for the first time, this was definitely not something I'd called 'easy.' Didn't look like the picture either. Mine looked like something that'd come out of the back of a cow. Taste really good though. So all's well that ends well, eh?
Svetlanka
5th May, 2015
5.05
Beautiful! Made it with puff pastry as didn't have any filo. Went down beautiful!
princessmuse
30th Mar, 2015
I put some browned lamb mince in this (once I'd drained the fat away) to give it even more of a Greek feel. But you have to make sure you drain the mince really well, otherwise it can be a bit greasy.
wendiwalmsley
16th Mar, 2015
Delicious! I fried my spinach with a small sprinkle of crushed chillies also added small slices of mushroom. Sublime. Spinach and feta is a match made in culinary heaven. Add a simple salad of leaves and watercress. Don't forget a small glass of refreshing pinot. So Easy so good!
Np
28th Jan, 2015
This pie is delicious! Easy to make and went down a storm! Plus I made it to the recipe and it was perfect . Just wondering about when to freeze it - before you put it in the oven or after?

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