Spanakopita

Ingredients

  • 3 packages of frozen chopped spinach
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 3 eggs slightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 cups cottage cheese
  • 4 oz feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbs oregano
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 1 package if frozen phyllo dough,thawed
This is delicious savory Greek pastry.

  • Cook spinach according to package directions. Don’t use salt.
  • Drain and squeeze dry.
  • Cook scallions in oil until soft.
  • Add to spinach.
  • Combine spinach mixture with eggs, parsley, cheeses and seasonings.
  • Mix well and set aside.
  • Lightly butter bottom and sides of a 9x12x2 baking pan.
  • Cut phyllo sheets in half crosswise and trim to fit pan. Be careful as the phyllo sheets are very delicate and tear easily.
  • Layer half of the phyllo sheets 1 at a time in the pan brushing each sheet lightly with melted butter.
  • Brush top layer with butter and Score the dough into serving size pieces with the tip of a sharp knife.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes or until golden brown.
 

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