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Opa! Try this Delicious Greek Spinach and Feta Spanakopita Appetizer Recipe
Are you looking for a new appetizer recipe that will impress your guests? Look no further! This Greek spinach and feta spanakopita dish is both delicious and easy to make. With crispy phyllo dough and a creamy filling, this appetizer will have your guests begging for the recipe.
For the Filling:
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 pound fresh spinach, chopped
8-ounce package feta cheese, crumbled
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
For the Phyllo:
1/2 cup melted butter
1 package phyllo dough, thawed
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions and cook for 5 minutes, or until softened. Add garlic and cook for an additional minute.
Add the chopped spinach to the skillet and cook until wilted, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.
In a large bowl, combine the cooled spinach mixture, feta cheese, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper.
Preheat the oven to 350°F.
Melt the butter in a small dish in the microwave.
Lay a sheet of phyllo dough on a clean work surface and lightly brush it with melted butter.
Place a second sheet of phyllo dough on top of the first and brush with more butter. Repeat this process with 4 more sheets of phyllo.
Spoon the spinach and feta filling onto the center of the phyllo dough.
Bring the edges of the phyllo dough up and over the filling, folding the dough into a neat package. Brush the outside of the package with melted butter.
Place the spanakopita package on a baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the phyllo dough is golden brown and crispy.
Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving.
We hope you enjoy this delicious Greek spinach and feta spanakopita appetizer as much as we do. Don’t forget to share your creations with us on social media using the hashtag #spanakopita.