SparkPeople Advertisers Keep the Site Free
Be the first to
rate this recipe!
Create a Recipe Makeover

Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 171.6
  • Total Fat: 5.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.5 mg
  • Sodium: 673.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.4 g
  • Protein: 11.1 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Hortopita made with phyllo calories by ingredient
Report Inappropriate Recipe

Hortopita made with phyllo

Submitted by: ANNE-ELIZ

Introduction

Adaptation of a Greek dish; made with what I had on hand. Adaptation of a Greek dish; made with what I had on hand.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    .5 tablespoon olive oil
    2 cups thinly sliced green onions
    4 cups amaranth
    6 cups beet greens
    10 oz. box of frozen spinach
    2 oz. feta cheese
    1 Tbl chopped fresh or 1 tablespoon dried dill
    .5 teaspoon dried Greek oregano
    1/8 teaspoon salt
    1/8 teaspoon black pepper
    4 sheets frozen phyllo dough, thawed
    Cooking spray
    Flat-leaf parsley sprigs (optional)

Tips

The greens can be varied, based on what's available.


Directions

Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

Add onions; sautÚ 4 minutes.

Remove onion from pan; cool.

Add greens to pan; sautÚ 30 seconds or until wilted.

Place in a colander, pressing until barely moist.

Add greens to pan; sautÚ 30 seconds or until greens wilt.

Place greens in a colander, pressing until barely moist.

Combine onion mixture, spinach, greens, feta, and next 5 ingredients (feta through black pepper) in a large bowl.

Working with 1 phyllo sheet at a time (cover the remaining dough to keep from drying), place 2 sheets in a 13 x 9-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray.

Gently press sheets into bottom and sides of pan, allowing the ends to extend over edges of pan. Coat top sheet with cooking spray.

Fold 1 sheet of phyllo in half crosswise; place on sheets in bottom of pan, and coat with cooking spray.

Top with 1 sheet of phyllo, gently pressing sheet into the bottom and sides of pan; coat with cooking spray.

Spread greens mixture evenly over top of phyllo.

Fold a sheet of phyllo in half; gently press on the greens mixture in pan, and coat with cooking spray.

Top with the remaining 3 sheets of phyllo, coating each with cooking spray.

Cut ends extending over pan.

Fold edges of phyllo to form a rim; flatten rim with fork.

Cut 4 slits with a sharp knife in top of phyllo.

Bake at 375░ for 50 minutes.

Cool for 30 minutes.

Garnish with parsley sprigs, if desired.

Serving Size:ámakes about 6 servings






Great Stories from around the Web


Rate This Recipe