Spinach Spanakopita With Feta
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Small green onions||1 Bunch (100 gm)|
|Eggs||7 , beaten|
|Feta cheese||1 Cup (16 tbs), crumbled coarsely to size of green peas|
|Filo pastry sheets||1⁄2 Pound|
Clean and chop spinach and either let drain or dry with paper towels.
In a large bowl, mix together spinach, 1/2 cup melted butter, onions, parsley, salt and pepper.
Add eggs and feta cheese and mix all ingredients together.
Grease 10x14-inch pan with butter.
Melt remaining butter.
Place first sheet of filo in bottom of pan and brush with melted butter.
Place the second sheet of filo in pan and do not brush with butter.
Brushing butter over every other sheet of filo, place 8 sheets altogether in the pan before adding the filling.
Spread spinach filling evenly in pan, and cover with 7 sheets of filo, buttering every other one.
Then, butter top sheet very generously.
Cut the top layers of filo into squares and sprinkle the pie surface lightly with water.
Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until filo is golden brown.
Remove from oven and cut pieces through to bottom of pan.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 981 Calories from Fat 335
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 38 g58.5%
Saturated Fat 23.4 g117.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 133.5 mg44.5%
Sodium 2186.6 mg91.1%
Total Carbohydrates 118 g39.4%
Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.3%
Sugars 11.2 g
Protein 38 g77%
Vitamin A 12.7% Vitamin C
Calcium 73.9% Iron 5.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet