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5 from 2 votes

Spanakopita, Greek Appetizer With Puff Pastry

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 24 piece
Calories: 114.9kcal
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

  • In a pan over medium heat, sauté onions until fragrant then add garlic and sauté for another 30 seconds.
  • 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.
  • Stir in one beaten egg and feta cheese.
  • Preheat oven to 400F. Beat remaining egg in a small bowl.
  • Cut pastry sheet into 12 equal parts.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bake in the oven for 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Let it cool slightly before serving.

Notes

Adapted from BonAppetit.
Nutrition Facts
Spanakopita, Greek Appetizer With Puff Pastry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 114.9 Calories from Fat 69
% Daily Value*
Fat 7.7g12%
Cholesterol 18.3mg6%
Sodium 147.4mg6%
Potassium 49.7mg1%
Carbohydrates 8.3g3%
Fiber 0.6g3%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2.9g6%
Vitamin A 810IU16%
Vitamin C 3.4mg4%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition

Calories: 114.9kcal | Carbohydrates: 8.3g | Protein: 2.9g | Fat: 7.7g | Cholesterol: 18.3mg | Sodium: 147.4mg | Potassium: 49.7mg | Fiber: 0.6g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 810IU | Vitamin C: 3.4mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 0.8mg