Easy Greek Spinach Pie (Traditional Spanakopita)

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Different kinds of crust: You may as well use puff pastry or your favourite pie crust. On this case, you will not want the olive oil which is used for greasing the phyllo sheets.

As a substitute of feta cheese you need to use goat cheese or one other kind of white cheese. Cottage cheese and ricotta cheese are lighter alternate options, however I discover they lack taste.

With herbs: Including recent herbs to each meals is a traditional Mediterranean method to improve taste, so when you have recent dill, recent parsley, mint, inexperienced onions or chives do not hesitate to cut some and add it to the filling (the identical time while you add the feta).

Vegan Spanakopita.Ā Spanakopita with out feta is a traditional Greek vegan meals particularly in periods of fasting (like Sarakosti). Remember that in the event you omit the feta the filling will probably be as tall, however that is regular. An alternative choice is to make use of tofu.

Different shapes: Most Greek pies are made in massive shallow spherical pans. If you wish to make it into particular person parts, you possibly can form it into triangles (although it is rather more work). This spanakopita triangles recipe (by feelgoodfoodie.com) exhibits you easy methods to do it.

One other variation is to make a big spiral. You may see easy methods to make it on this article for spanakopita spiral (recipe by antonioufillo.com.au)