Quick and Flavorful Greek Breakfast: Traditional Spanakopita Recipe


Quick and Flavorful ‍Greek Breakfast: Traditional Spanakopita Recipe

How does the traditional⁤ Spanakopita recipe‍ contribute to a quick and flavorful Greek breakfast?

Quick and Flavorful Greek Breakfast: Traditional Spanakopita Recipe

Spanakopita ‍Recipe

Welcome to another delicious culinary ​adventure, ⁣today we⁢ are going on a journey to Greece ⁢where⁢ we will explore a quick and flavorful ‌traditional breakfast. Our destination?​ A mouth-watering, spin on​ classic Greek ‍Spanakopita! A flaky, savory pastry stuffed with spinach and feta cheese, these delicious ⁢bites are perfect for starting ‍your day right.


  • 1 pound‍ spinach, rinsed ‍and chopped
  • 1⁣ large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 ‌cloves garlic, minced
  • 2‍ tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 ‌teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, ​chopped​ (optional)
  • 1 package phyllo dough, thawed
  • 1/2 cup melted ‌butter, ‌for brushing


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F⁤ (175°C). In a large sauté pan ⁣over medium‍ heat, add ⁢the olive​ oil, onion and garlic ‍and cook until transparent.
  2. Add the⁤ spinach to the pan and saute until⁢ wilted. Remove from heat and set aside to⁣ cool.
  3. Once ⁢the spinach mixture is cool, stir in the feta cheese, eggs, salt, black pepper, and dill.
  4. Unroll the phyllo dough and cover with a damp cloth to prevent drying. Lay one sheet ⁢of ‍phyllo on your work ⁢surface and lightly brush with melted butter.⁤ Layer another ​sheet on top ‍and repeat the process until you‍ have⁣ 6 sheets stacked.
  5. Spread a ⁤thin line of the spinach mixture ⁣on the short side of​ the dough stack. Roll the ‌dough⁢ around the filling and⁤ then twist the ends to seal. Repeat with the remaining dough and filling.
  6. Place the rolls ⁤on a baking​ sheet and bake until golden brown, about 30 minutes.


Calories: 450 kcal |​ Carbohydrates: 48 g | Protein: 14‍ g ‌| Fat: 24 g | Saturated ​Fat: 11 g |​ Cholesterol: 115 mg | Sodium: 917 mg | Potassium: 572 mg | ⁢Fiber: 3 g⁢ | Vitamin A: 8406 IU | Vitamin C: 26 mg | Calcium: 279 mg | ⁣Iron: 4 mg

Enjoy your Greek Breakfast!

This Spanakopita⁢ Recipe is the​ perfect ‌way ​to⁣ enjoy‍ a traditional Greek breakfast at home. The combination of the flaky pastry and savory spinach and feta filling is⁢ simply irresistible. Whether‌ you’re looking to switch ⁤up your usual⁤ breakfast routine or surprise ⁢your family with ⁣a delightful Sunday‌ brunch, this recipe is sure ​to ⁢impress. Bon Appétit!

Greek Breakfast with‍ Spanakopita

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