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Recipe of the Day: Spanokopita (Greek Spinach Feta Pie)

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Rachel DolfiNew York, New York, United States
Southerner transported to NYC because of food! Associate Food Editor at TheFeedfeed.
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                                                                                           Photo by @everylittlecrumb

Even though I’m not Greek, I grew up making spanakopita with my mom, who is obsessed with all foods from the Mediterranean. This dish by Farah Maizar of EveryLittleCrumb has every quality of a perfect savory pastry-—crunchy shell, salty filling and a sweet drizzle for good measure. I love the super thin, flaky layers of phyllo dough wrapped around a soft mixture of spinach and feta cheese. It’s all finished off with a perfect drizzle of tart pomegranate molasses and honey, giving a hint of sweetness for balance. 

While I adore spanakopita in its traditional form of folded triangles, Farah’s no muss, no fuss method of wrapping the whole dish like a galette was perfect. It allows you to cut gorgeous wedges of the cheesy, flaky pie with minimal clean up afterwards. We served the spanakopita slices with a nice, bright salad and it was the perfect lunch to keep us going at Feedfeed Brooklyn.

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--Rachel Dolfi, Assistant Food Editor

 
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Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Feta Pie) by @everylittlecrumb

Ingredients
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small diced red onion
7 ounces feta cheese
31/2 ounces ricotta cheese
14 ounces frozen spinach, thawed and drained
2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
pinch nutmeg
16 sheets thawed filo pastry
1/2 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon pomegranate molasses
 
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Thank you to @everylittlecrumb for sharing your delicious spanakopita recipe!