Mediterranean Spinach Pie

Mediterranean Spinach Pie

Mediterranean Spinach Pie
This Greek spinach pie is called Spanakopita, and is perfect as a side dish or as an appetizer. Although it may take some extra effort to prepare, it's well worth enjoying this traditional Greek dish.
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40 small triangles

Ingredients
1 10 oz. pkg. frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
1/2 cup minced scallions, minced
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/2 cup minced fresh dill
1/2 cup crumbled Feta cheese
4 oz. cream cheese, softened
4 oz. farmers (or cottage) cheese
2 tbsp. grated Kefalotyri (or Parmesan) cheese, grated
2 eggs
Salt and pepper to taste
40 sheets Athens Fillo Dough, thawed
1/2 cup butter, melted

Methods/steps
In a blender combine spinach with scallions, parsley, dill, cheeses, eggs, salt and pepper and process until smooth. Prepare small fillo triangles according to directions for triangles. Fill each triangle with 1 tsp. of spinach mixture. Brush outside of triangles with butter; place seam side down on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in preheated 350-degree oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown and puffed. Serve hot.
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Ready in 1 hour

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