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Spanakopita – Spinach and Feta Cheese Phyllo cups

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 24
Calories: 98kcal
Author: Kelly DiMascio
These are awesome little bites perfect as an appetizer or as a side for a crispy Greek salad or other Mediterranian dishes. 
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Ingredients

  • 10 oz spinach - fresh
  • 4 scallions - white and green tops chopped
  • 1 T parsley - fresh and finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves - minced
  • 1/3 C virgin olive oil
  • 2 T Salted butter
  • 10.5 oz quality feta cheese - crumbled
  • 1 t dried dill weed
  • 48 phyllo dough cut into 4" x 4" squares
  • Freshly-ground black pepper
  • 1 mini muffin tins
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large sauté pan, add half of the spinach and sauté until spinach wilts, tossing with tongs, about 2 minutes.
  • Remove spinach and squeeze out excess liquid between paper towels, then chop roughly.
  • Repeat with remaining spinach, using 1 more tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Remove any cooking liquid from the pan, and add remaining olive oil.
  • Add scallions and sauté until soft, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add the spinach to the scallions, along with the parsley, salt and pepper.
  • Cook over low heat for 1 to 2 minutes
  • Mix in feta cheese
  • Melt butter and set aside
  • Liberally spray muffin tin with cooking spray
  • Place 1 square of phyllo dough into the muffin tin. Then add a second phyllo sheet offset and rotated 45 degrees
  • Lightly brush phyllo sheets with melted butter.
  • Bake Phyllo (filo) cups for 5 minutes.
  • Place spinach and feta mixture in the center
  • Bake another 2 - 3 minutes until spinach and cheese is bubbly
  • Serve immediately

Notes

 
Stress-free Tip
If you can find phyllo cups feel free to use those instead of working with the phyllo dough.  This will save you a few minutes. 

Nutrition

Calories: 98kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 171mg | Potassium: 79mg | Vitamin A: 1225IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 0.5mg
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Spanakopita – Spinach and Feta Cheese Phyllo Cups

Spanakopita – Spinach and Feta Cheese phyllo cups are the perfect little bite for an appetizer party or served as a first course or side dish served alongside a greek salad or other Mediterranean dishes.

 

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