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Quick and Easy Greek Cheese Pie - Patsavouropita

This tasty recipe is ideal when you are limited for time. Easy, quick to make and light. You can't go wrong with feta and phyllo.
Course lunch, Snack
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
Keyword Cheese, Feta, Pie, Tart
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 pieces
Author OliveTomato.com

Ingredients

  • 5-6 sheets of phyllo
  • Olive oil for brushing or spraying plus 1 tablespoon for cheese mixture
  • 7 ounces 200 grams crumbled feta cheese
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup chopped mint
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • Pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven at 350 Fahrenheit (180 degrees Celsius).
  • Spread phyllo dough sheet on your work surface and brush or spray with olive oil.
  • Scrunch like a curtain and place it in the base of 12 x 8 inch pan or baking dish. Continue this with 4-5 more sheets until the base of the pan is covered. Placing one scrunched up sheet next to the other.
  • Pre-bake in the oven for about 5 minutes.
  • In a large bowl mix the feta, parmesan, eggs, yogurt, pepper, nutmeg, mint and 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  • Remove the pan from the oven and pour the mixture over the scrunched phyllo.
  • You can sprinkle some additional crumbs of feta on the surface and drizzle with a touch of olive oil.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes until top is golden.
  • Cut in pieces while warm.