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Traditional Galatopita

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Ingredients
  Milk 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Semolina 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 3
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING STARTED
1.Preheat oven to 350°F.

MAKING
2.On stovetop, bring milk almost to a boil in a saucepan, and then add butter, sugar and semolina making sure to stir continuously over the heat until a thick crème is formed, then turn off the heat and let stand for a couple minutes to cool slightly.
3.Beat the eggs and add them to the thickened mixture and incorporate them well with a whisk or a blender.
4.Butter/oil the sides and bottom of a pie dish or other high-walled oven pan and pour in the thickened mixture, then place in the oven and bake for approximately 1 hour until the top has browned (see picture), then turn off the oven but do not remove the pie for another 15 minutes.

SERVING
5.Once the pie is removed from the oven, let it stand to cool for a couple hours and serve it topped with icing sugar/cinnamon.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Milk, Milk Product
Restriction: 
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
100 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Subtitle: 
Greek Milk Pie
Pies in any form are much loved. Here, the Greek gourmand shares his grandmothers recipe of a traditional Greek pie which he relished as a child. It’s a simple recipe which works with very few ingredients and whose flavor leaves you asking for more.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 514 Calories from Fat 214

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37.1%

Saturated Fat 14 g69.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 164.9 mg55%

Sodium 112.7 mg4.7%

Total Carbohydrates 64 g21.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6.1%

Sugars 43.4 g

Protein 13 g25.9%

Vitamin A 15.7% Vitamin C 0.05%

Calcium 24.4% Iron 5.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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