Crispy Greek-style pie

Crispy Greek-style pie

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(345 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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Londongirly
23rd Dec, 2008
3.05
Very easy to make but wasn't overly keen on the taste the sun dried tomatoes added. Think next time I will try to make the authentic individual Greek spinach pies which don't have this ingredient.
hannahmanning
14th Dec, 2008
Lovely recipe and so easy to make. I had never tried this before and made it as a vege option for a party. It went down a storm. I added pine nuts too..lovely!
pansey92
8th Dec, 2008
If someone had told me I could cook with pastry I would have laughed in their faces but this dish was so easy and so delicious.
yajulie
22nd Nov, 2008
A lovely simple vegetarian dish which was well received by my vegetarian relatives. I added some toasted pine nuts too which gave it a lovely nutty flavour. I'd definitely serve this again.
imanuelle
22nd Nov, 2008
We did not like the over powering tast of sundreid tomatoes.
tachapeyre
11th Nov, 2008
5.05
This recipe won me many brownie points with the hubby!! Delicious!
loustar14
27th Oct, 2008
5.05
This was an extremely yummy mid week meal that made a lighter change from quiche. I used ricotta cheese as i'm not keen on feta and reduced the amount of sundried tomatoes as the recipe wanted a LOT!! This was my first time at using filo pastry and I will without a doubt be making this again.
libby39
5th Oct, 2008
5.05
Delicious! I find working with the filo a little fiddly but the effort is worth it. I also added the suggested pine nuts and some black pitted chopped olives. Yum!
mariabernadette
30th Sep, 2008
4.05
This was the first time I have used filo pastry. It was delicious and looked great. I wasn't sure about the sun dried tomatoes, as I thought their taste would be overpowering. But they just accentuated the taste of the cheese. I will definately make this again.
finlaew1
29th Aug, 2008
I've just eaten a slice of Pixie's pie and it is amazing!

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