Spanakopita

Appetizers

 Try this great tasting Greek appetizer as a healthy alternative.

  • Total Preparation Time: 36 minutes

Makes 4 dozen triangles

Rating: 2 Stars

Ingredients

2 tbsp25 mLGAY LEA - Salted Butter
1 1 Onion, petit et finement tranché
2 2 Garlic Cloves, émincées
1 cup250 mLNordica Cottage Cheese, écrémé
3/4 cup175 mLSpinach, cuits, hachés, pressés et égouttés
1/2 cup125 mLIvanhoe Parmesan Cheese, ou romano Ivanhoe fraîchement râpé
1 tsp5 mLLemon Rind, finement râpé
Salt
Pepper
10 10 Phyllo Dough Sheets
1/2 cup125 mLGAY LEA - Unsalted Butter, fondu
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Instructions

  1. In small skillet, melt butter over medium heat; cook onion and garlic, stirring for 3 minutes or until softened. Cool slightly. In bowl; add cottage cheese, onion mixture, spinach, Parmesan cheese, lemon rind, salt and pepper and mix well.
  2. Place phyllo, one sheet at a time, on work surface.
  3. Keep remaining phyllo covered with plastic wrap. Brush lightly with melted butter. Cut lengthwise into 5 equal strips, each about 2 2” (6 cm) wide. Spoon 1 tsp (5 mL) of filling 2” (1 cm) from bottom of each strip. One strip at a time, fold corner of phyllo over filling to form a triangle. Continue to fold up triangle, sideways and upwards.
  4. Form triangles with remaining strips. Place on baking sheet. Brush each triangle with melted butter. Repeat with remaining phyllo sheets and filling. (Phyllo triangles can be frozen on baking sheets at this point. Once frozen, transfer to airtight freezer containers and freeze for up to 2 months. Do not thaw before baking).
  5. Bake in centre of preheated 375ºF (190ºC) oven for 15 to 18 minutes.
This recipe is one of 150 featured exclusively in our cookbook, Our Table.

 

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Ingredients

2 tbsp25 mLGAY LEA - Salted Butter
1 1 Onion, petit et finement tranché
2 2 Garlic Cloves, émincées
1 cup250 mLNordica Cottage Cheese, écrémé
3/4 cup175 mLSpinach, cuits, hachés, pressés et égouttés
1/2 cup125 mLIvanhoe Parmesan Cheese, ou romano Ivanhoe fraîchement râpé
1 tsp5 mLLemon Rind, finement râpé
Salt
Pepper
10 10 Phyllo Dough Sheets
1/2 cup125 mLGAY LEA - Unsalted Butter, fondu
Add to Shopping List

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