How to make spanakopita, cut opne on a white plate with a blue towel - These Spanakopita Triangles are a simple appetizer jam-packed with feta and spinach, wrapped up in buttery, flaky phyllo crust.
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Spanakopita Triangles

These Spanakopita Triangles are a simple appetizer jam-packed with feta and spinach, wrapped up in buttery, flaky phyllo crust.
Course Appetizers, Side Dishes, Snacks
Diet Vegetarian
Occasion 4th of July, Easter, Game Day
Time 45 minutes or less
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16 triangles
Calories 189kcal
Author Sarah Bond

Ingredients

  • 8 to 10 sheets phyllo dough thawed
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil divided
  • 1/2 of a medium red onion
  • 2 cups fresh spinach 400 g
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese 125 g
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts 25 g
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Cook Spinach: Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a large saute pan over medium heat, then add onion. Cook until onion softens (about 3 minutes) then add spinach and cook until it wilts down completely. Drain mixture in a sieve to remove as much moisture as possible.
  • Make Filling: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 C). Stir feta, 1 egg, pine nuts, salt, and pepper into spinach mixture.
  • Assemble: Open your phyllo dough pack and cut pieces into roughly 3 by 10 inch strips, then immediately cover with a layer of plastic wrap and then a damp cloth. Take a piece of phyllo and brush it with olive oil. Place a spoonful of filling at the bottom right of the dough strip. Fold the corner of the dough over to enclose the spinach filling and to form a triangle. Continue folding, maintaining the triangle shape, using the whole dough strip. Repeat to use the rest of the ingredients.
  • Bake: Place spanakopita triangles on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet and brush with 1 beaten egg. Bake for 25 minutes, or until golden brown.

Nutrition

Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 13.4g | Protein: 6.3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3.5g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 363mg | Potassium: 103mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2.3g | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 1.4mg