This Traditional Greek Spanakopita Is The Best Pastry Ever

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Greek cuisine is always a highlight when visiting this country. They have the best pastries and desserts that you keep thinking about long after your vacation there. If you are as obsessed with spanakopita as we are, we found an easy recipe to try. The total time is 1 1/2 hour.


The ingredients you need are:
1 lb baby spinach
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1/2 lb crumbled feta
10 phyllo sheets
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper


Start the preparations for the Greek spanakopita by setting the oven to 375 F degrees.

Get a skillet and add 1 tablespoon of butter. Melt it and add the spinach. Cook for 4 minutes, then drain all the liquid.

Chop the spinach and combine it with 1/2 teaspoon pepper, nutmeg, feta, 1/2 teaspoon salt.

Place the 1/2 cup butter in a skillet and melt it. Wait for it to cool down.

Place one phyllo sheet on your working spot, use a brush and butter to go over it. Cover it with another sheet. You should place them crosswise to get 6 strips.

Use 1 teaspoon of the spinach mix and fold the sheets into a triangle.

Place the spanakopita on a baking sheet. When you fill it, bake for 20 to 25 minutes.