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Spanakopita Spinach pitas Recipe

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This recipe for Spanakopita Spinach pitas, by , is from Recipes from Yiayia's kitchen, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Friday, October 2, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 eggs
1 container cottage cheese
1 pound feta cheese
200 grams ricotta cheese
3 cups fresh spinach washed and drained, raw
2 bunches dill finely chopped
1 bunch mint finely chopped
1 bunch green onions finely chopped
Other fresh green herbs you prefer
coarse pepper to taste
filo pastry (krinos brand)
200 grams melted butter, use more if needed

Directions:
Directions:
Beat eggs then mix in cheeses and spinach.
Stir in pepper.
Cut filo into 3 inch strips, using two per pita.
Butter each layer of filo in between.
Use one heaping teaspoon to fill, and roll on and angle ending in a triangle.

Bake in preheated oven, 375*
Approximately 35 minutes, until golden.

NB Do not stack pitas when cooked as they get soggy

 

 

 

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