Classic Spinach Pie Greek – Spanakopita Recipes

Classic Spinach Pie  (Greek ) called Spanakopita

Spanakopita cooking recipes

Traditional Greek food involved a lot of fruits and vegetables,beans,lentils and fish – making it one the healthiest cuisines in the world.  But there are also some delicious dishes like the classic spinach pie,called Spanakopita,which is not as healthy but absolutely delicious


  • Spinach – 50gms
  • Red Onions chopped – 2 nos
  • Garlic – 2 cloves crushed
  • Feta cheese – 200 gms
  • Eggs – 2 nos
  • Butter – 1 cup
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Filo pastry – 4 sheets


  • In a pan, fry the onion in butter.  add garlic once brown
  • Add the spinach and cook till wilted
  • Cool and mix in eggs,cheese,salt and pepper.  Keep aside
  • Heat the oven 200 degrees.  In a baking tray, lay down a filo pastry sheet,brush with butter.
  • Layer the remaining sheets,applying butter at each level.
  • Add the spinach filling and fold over excess pastry to cover.
  • Coat the top with more butter and draw lines to let out steam
  • Bake for 30 minutes .  Cut into pieces and serve.

Classic spinach pie cooking recipes