Tiropita (Greek cheese pie)

    Tiropita (Greek cheese pie)


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    About this recipe: This is a fairly easy Greek recipe that has been passed down in my family. It is delightful to have at parties as a starter or side dish. enjoy!

    Serves: 16 

    • 450g cottage cheese
    • 5 eggs, beaten
    • 200g feta cheese, crumbled
    • 200g butter, melted
    • 1 packet filo pastry, defrosted in fridge if frozen

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 220 C / Gas 7.
    2. In a large bowl, mix together the cottage cheese, eggs and feta cheese until well blended. Brush melted butter onto one sheet of filo at a time, and layer them in the bottom of a 22x33cm baking dish until you have 7 sheets. Let the filo sheets rest up against the sides of the dish as well. Spread the cheese mixture over the filo layers, then repeat the process with 7 more sheets, tucking in the sides around the edges.
    3. Bake for about 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until golden brown and crisp. Cut into squares and serve at room temp or warm.

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