Spanakopita triangles – Best Greek Spinach Pies | Christine Cushing



I show you why Greek moms make perfect spanakopita triangles. My mom Georgia’s are the best by far with crispy golden phyllo triangle bundles wrapped around Greek feta cheese and sauteed spinach, fresh dill and green onions. I share with you her old world secrets plus some modern tricks. They are so popular that we inhale them in a flash.

Subscribe for more video recipes: https://goo.gl/wNqDQB

Check out these other amazing videos with #GreekFood :

Best Greek Moussaka – my Dad’s 5 Secret Recipe: https://youtu.be/OWUGrhCJLPU
Mastering Greek Pita Bread: https://youtu.be/O2UjZaFsjIc
Saganaki – Greek Flaming Cheese OPA: https://youtu.be/Nj1fuxz9yA4
Fries in Olive Oil with Feta Cheese – Greek Style: https://youtu.be/u6HUkjDaRv4
Best Garlic Shrimp Greek Style in 30 min: https://youtu.be/FJbhplyVBUE
Greek Lemon Potatoes My Way: https://youtu.be/xPZTx2CJ3gc
How to make Greek Tzatziki sauce: https://youtu.be/10jRuzL2OFo
Spanakopita triangles – Best Greek Spinach Pies: https://youtu.be/Gp324idsok4
Loukoumades – Greek Honey Donuts: https://youtu.be/FiR4tc1cofI
Avgolemono – Greek Chicken Lemon Soup: https://youtu.be/cKjO3xbLpl0
Mastering Cheese Phyllo Triangles – Tiropites: https://youtu.be/MymT9DvJMY4
Greek Dolmades – Stuffed Grape Vine Leaves: https://youtu.be/s5evxl9pxwM

RECIPE

1 cup washed spinach leaves, packed ( 250 ml)

1Tbsp. olive oil (15 ml)

3 green onions, chopped

2 tbsp. fresh, chopped dill (30 ml)

1/4 cup good quality feta cheese, crumbled (60 ml)

2 eggs, beaten

1/4 cup melted butter or Greek olive oil (60 ml)

6 sheets phyllo pastry

cracked black pepper to taste

pinch freshly grated nutmeg

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F

Wash spinach and immerse into boiling salted water for about 3 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water. Squeeze out all excess moisture and reserve. Heat oil in a saucepan and add onion, spinach and dill. Cook on high for 2 minutes until onions soften. Remove and cool. Combine the cooled spinach mixture with feta, eggs and salt and pepper. Set aside.

Stack 6 sheets of phyllo on top of each other. Cut into 5 equal strips. Work with 1 pile of phyllo at a time. Wrap remaining phyllo up in tea towel . Brush 1 strip with butter and cover with a second strip and butter again.* Note if using a thicker kind of phyllo use only one sheet per triangle. Lay strip down vertically in front of you.

Spoon a heaping teaspoon of filling in bottom corner of strip and fold over in half diagonally creating a triangle. Continue folding over into triangular shape until you reach end of strip. Repeat with remaining strips. Brush tops with a little more olive oil.

Place triangles on a baking sheet and bake at 375 D in middle rack of oven for about 20 minutes or until golden.

Serve warm as appetizer or along with your main course.

Makes about 20 triangles

Connect with Chef Christine on social media:

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ccfearless/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ccfearless
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChefChristin…
Christine’s Website: http://christinecushing.com/

#MyFavouriteFoods #GreekFood

source

38 Comments

  1. Alisha Meyer March 2, 2019
  2. mrmojo88888 March 2, 2019
  3. Gilbert Gonzalez March 2, 2019
  4. ronald fousek March 2, 2019
  5. Rodoula Doulos March 2, 2019
  6. Jacob Thomas March 2, 2019
  7. J C March 2, 2019
  8. missmatch mishmash March 2, 2019
  9. Sarah March 2, 2019
  10. M Schwartz March 2, 2019
  11. Harsh Suryavanshi March 2, 2019
  12. Harsh Suryavanshi March 2, 2019
  13. K FromCali March 2, 2019
  14. abbottckd2 March 2, 2019
  15. Autumm Dottir March 2, 2019
  16. Elsa&lisa March 2, 2019
  17. Kevin Casillo March 2, 2019
  18. Lusine Khachatryan March 2, 2019
  19. mytube92369 March 2, 2019
  20. Alan Miceli March 2, 2019
  21. m. taylor March 2, 2019
  22. Marlin Khoshaba March 2, 2019
  23. Dian Chapman March 2, 2019
  24. Dian Chapman March 2, 2019
  25. Vern Herr March 2, 2019
  26. Lyn Micklewright March 2, 2019
  27. Not Impressed March 2, 2019
  28. shartanne March 2, 2019
  29. Michelle March 2, 2019
  30. ed zmuda March 2, 2019
  31. Robin Kegg March 2, 2019
  32. Natasha Brandt March 2, 2019
  33. Susan M March 2, 2019
  34. WannaBite March 2, 2019
  35. Carlyn Yarbrough March 2, 2019
  36. ThisIsTurok1 March 2, 2019
  37. jenny karaterpos March 2, 2019
  38. biondatiziana March 2, 2019

Add Comment

close