Spanakopita Triangles Recipe
Cuisine: Greek
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Serves: 30
Spanakopita Triangles are delicious Greek dish made with crispy phyllo dough filled with spinach, feta cheese and lots of herbs. This comforting savory recipe makes a perfect appetizer or side dish!
  • 1 pound phyllo dough sheets, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided use
  • 2 pounds fresh spinach leaves
  • ½ cup onion, finely chopped
  • ½ cup green onions thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 8 ounces feta cheese crumbled
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ¾ cup butter melted
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line two sheet pans with parchment paper, set aside
To make filling:
  1. In a large pan over medium heat, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil, add half the spinach to the pan and cook until wilted
  2. Add the remaining spinach to the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes until all of the spinach is wilted, remove the spinach from the pan and let it cool, wring out excess water and coarsely chop the spinach
  3. In a large pan heat the remaining tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat, add the onion and cook 2-3 minutes until softened
  4. Stir in the green onions, garlic, parsley and dill and cook for 30 seconds
  5. Transfer the onion mixture to a bowl with chopped spinach add feta cheese and egg, season with salt and pepper to taste and stir until combined
  6. Take the phyllo dough of the package and unroll it onto a flat surface
  7. Keep the phyllo covered with plastic wrap or a damp towel when you are not working with it
  8. Lay out one sheet of dough with the long and facing you
  9. Brush all over with melted butter, then top with another sheet of phyllo and brush second sheet of phyllo all over with butter
  10. Cut the dough vertically into 3 inch wide strips
Assemble Spanakopita:
  1. Place 1 ½ teaspoons of filling on one end of the dough strip, fold one corner of the dough over the filling to make a triangle shape
  2. Fold the strip of the dough over itself the same way you fold a flag until you reach the end
  3. Repeat until all filling and all phyllo is used
  4. Brush a little melted butter over the top and place the triangle on the prepared sheet pan
  5. Bake one pan at the time for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown
  6. Serve
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