Creating Your Own Authentic Greek Breakfast: A Simple Recipe for Spanakopita


Creating Your Own Authentic Greek Breakfast: A Simple Recipe for Spanakopita

What is‌ the traditional‌ preparation method for Spanakopita in the context of a Greek breakfast⁣ according to the PAA authentic ⁢recipe guidelines?

Creating ​Your Own Authentic Greek Breakfast:‍ A Simple Recipe⁤ for Spanakopita

Craving an authentic ⁣Greek breakfast from the ⁣comfort of your⁣ home?‌ Look no further than this ​delightful Spanakopita recipe! This cheese-and-spinach packed delight is ‍a ⁢traditional breakfast favorite in Greece, appreciated ⁢for its ‌savory goodness and hearty appeal. Let’s explore the simple steps towards creating your very own homemade spanakopita!


  • 1 pound fresh spinach
  • 1 large⁢ onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves​ of garlic, minced
  • 200g Feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 eggs, lightly ⁤beaten
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill,​ finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup ⁤olive ⁤oil, divided
  • 12 sheets phyllo pastry


  1. Preheat⁤ your oven to 180 C (350 F) and oil a baking dish.
  2. Sauté the onions and garlic in a pan with 2 tablespoons of olive‌ oil until softened
  3. Add the spinach ​and cook ⁢until wilted, then remove from heat.
  4. In a bowl combine eggs, ‌feta cheese, dill, cooked spinach, and salt and⁢ pepper. ‌Mix‌ well.
  5. Layer 6 sheets of phyllo at the⁣ bottom of the dish, brushing each sheet with⁤ oil.
  6. Spread​ the spinach mixture over‍ the phyllo dough.
  7. Top with ‍the remaining⁤ phyllo sheets, oiling each sheet.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for about 45⁢ minutes, until golden and crispy.
  9. Let it cool slightly ​before slicing. Serve ‍warm.

Congratulations, you’ve just made ⁤a delightful ⁢Authentic Greek Spanakopita right from your kitchen.⁤ This ⁤hearty ⁣pie is not only ‌delicious but ‌also ⁤gives you a healthy dose of veggies to kick-start your day.⁢ Enjoy it with a ⁣cup⁤ of Greek ‍coffee or⁣ tea for the full experience. Happy eating!

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