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Spinach and feta filo pie

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alex Dumycz

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“This is one of my favourite summer meals and I would recommend serving it with coleslaw and a salad. ”

Difficulty

Medium 👍
50
min.
Preparation
40
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-6+
120 g pine nuts
eggs
300 g feta cheese
75 g cheddar cheese
2 tsp dried oregano
lemon zest of 1 lemon
olive oil
1 knob of unsalted butter
400 g baby spinach
1 x 270 g pack of filo pastry
1 pinch pepper
1 tsp Paprika
1 pinch of thyme

Utensils

  • Grease proof paper
  • pastry brush
  • 28cm pan
  • Step 1/12

    Preheat the oven to 200C/ 400F/ gas 6

  • Step 2/12

    Toast the pine nuts in a pan until brown
    • 120 g pine nuts

    Toast the pine nuts in a pan until brown

  • Step 3/12

    Crack the eggs into a large mixing bowl and crumble the feta . Grate the cheddar, then add the oregano and pepper
    • eggs
    • 300 g feta cheese
    • 75 g cheddar cheese
    • 2 tsp dried oregano
    • 1 pinch pepper

    Crack the eggs into a large mixing bowl and crumble the feta . Grate the cheddar, then add the oregano and pepper

  • Step 4/12

    Zest 1 lemon and add it to the mixing bowl with the toasted pine nuts and a drizzle of olive oil
    • lemon zest of 1 lemon
    • olive oil

    Zest 1 lemon and add it to the mixing bowl with the toasted pine nuts and a drizzle of olive oil

  • Step 5/12

    Mix all the incredients together

    Mix all the incredients together

  • Step 6/12

    Melt the butter in a frying pan over a medium heat and then add the spinach and the grated nutmeg. Cook until wilted
    • 1 knob of unsalted butter
    • 400 g baby spinach

    Melt the butter in a frying pan over a medium heat and then add the spinach and the grated nutmeg. Cook until wilted

  • Step 7/12

    Cut 2 sheets 41cm x 38 cm of Grease proof paper
    • Grease proof paper

    Cut 2 sheets 41cm x 38 cm of Grease proof paper

  • Step 8/12

    Screw up the paper under cold water

  • Step 9/12

    • 1 x 270 g pack of filo pastry
    • 1 tsp Paprika
    • pastry brush

    Lay the 2 sheets of paper overlapping slightly on a flat surface. Brush with olive oil and then put 1 layer of filo pastry in an overlapping spiral. Brush with olive oil and dust with paprika only on the first layer. Repeat until there are 3 layers of filo pastry and brush olive oil between every layer

  • Step 10/12

    • 28cm pan

    Place the grease proof paper and filo pastry in a 28cm pan with the pastry overlapping evenly around the side. Fill pan with the mixed ingredients and then add the wilted spinach on top. Sprinkle some dried oregano on top. Fold in each corner in a concentric pattern . Trim the edge of the grease proof paper

  • Step 11/12

    Sprinkle on some thyme and then cook on a medium ring for 10mins until it’s brown on the bottom
    • 1 pinch of thyme

    Sprinkle on some thyme and then cook on a medium ring for 10mins until it’s brown on the bottom

  • Step 12/12

    Place in oven and cook it for 20 minutes or until brown after which place silver foil on top and cook for a further 20 minutes.

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