5 from 1 vote
Spanakopita, Greek Appetizer With Puff Pastry
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
55 mins
 
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 24 piece
Calories: 114.9 kcal
Author: Amira
Ingredients
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil.
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced.
  • 1 garlic clove minced.
  • 10 oz frozen chopped spinach thawed and well-drained
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped.
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh cilantro chopped.
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh dill chopped.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • 2 large eggs divided.
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese.
  • sheets frozen puff pastry  thawed but still cold.
Instructions
  1. In a pan over medium heat, sauté onions until fragrant then add garlic and sauté for another 30 seconds.
  2. Add spinach, parsley, cilantro, dill, salt and pepper mixing them all well together. Cook for 3 minutes then remove from heat and let it cool down for 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in one beaten egg and feta cheese.
  4. Preheat oven to 400F. Beat remaining egg in a small bowl.
  5. Cut pastry sheet into 12 equal parts.
  6. Lightly brush the cups of a mini muffin tin with butter or oil, this step is optional just to make sure that the puff pastry will not be stuck.
  7. Press each puff square into the bottom of one muffin tin, fill with the spinach filling and fold pastry over brushing the top with the beaten egg.
  8. Bake in the oven for 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Let it cool slightly before serving.
Recipe Notes

Adapted from BonAppetit.

Nutrition Facts
Spanakopita, Greek Appetizer With Puff Pastry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 114.9 Calories from Fat 69
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.7g 12%
Cholesterol 18.3mg 6%
Sodium 147.4mg 6%
Potassium 49.7mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 8.3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%
Sugars 1g
Protein 2.9g 6%
Vitamin A 16.2%
Vitamin C 4.1%
Calcium 3.3%
Iron 4.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.