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Spinach Burek (Spinach Pie)

Yields: 4 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 15 Mins Cook Time: 40 Mins Total Time: 55 Mins
This cooking episode is about making spinach burek or spinach pie in Greek cuisine.


0/11 Ingredients
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0/6 Instructions
  • Chop the spring onions and watercross (cresson). Add olive oil in a frying pan and cook for about 5 minutes on medium heat.
  • Chop the spinach into large pieces then sprinkle salt and gently squeeze with your hand. Leave it aside for one minute, then drain the water from the spinach leaves. Add the spinach into the mixture (spring onions and watercross) and cook for about 3 minutes, season with dill.
  • In a small bowl, mix the eggs with the cheese and the chevil. Then transfer it into the mixture and stir well.
  • In a medium size deep casserole, grease the bottom with olive oil then add sheet of the filo and grease the top sheet. Do the same with the rest of the 4 sheets. After that, place the mixture in. Cover the top with first filo sheet and grease the top. Do the same with the last 4 sheets.
  • With a fork poke few holes in the surface, then pour the milk. This way allow the milk penetrate into between the fillo sheets.
  • In preheated oven at 180°C / 350°F , bake for about 40 minutes. Check the pie after 20 minutes, cover with foil if the top is cooked (golden brown) before the bottom. Sever with some yogurt.
Spinach Pie

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