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Mini Spanakopitas

When the going gets tough, the little bit of time spent in the kitchen is everything to me. 🙂 Mini Spanakopitas are simply the best.

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Ingredients (5-6 servings): 

  • 8 sheets phyllo pastry
  • 5oz bag rinsed and chopped baby spinach
  • 1 small chopped yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup diced feta
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°
  2. Add olive oil to a pan over low-medium heat. Add onions and cook until light brown.
  3. Once caramalized, pour in spinach and salt and stir around until wilted and take off heat.
  4. On a clean surface, lay out a long and narrow single strip layer of phyllo and brush it with butter.
  5. Add on another sheet and brush with butter again.
  6. Repeat process one more time.
  7. Place one tablespoon of spinach mixture onto one corner of the strip.
  8. Add about a teaspoon of ricotta cheese and a teaspoon of feta cheese.
  9. Fold over the phyllo pastry into a triangle as seen in the picture above. Keep folding over until you reach the end of the sheet.
  10. Place the mini spanakopitas over parchment paper on a baking tray.
  11. Brush spanakopitas with butter.
  12. Bake for approximately 20-25 minutes.

 

Enjoy!

Love,

TM

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The Homemaker's Life is a Montreal-based creative lifestyle blog for the avid do-it-yourselfer, creative individual and travel devotee. Realizing how sweet of a friend simplicity is really changes you. It drops you into a place of pure creativity and endless possibility. It satisfies our primal need to work with our hands. Since being married in 2014, I've been interested in things that help me decorate my soul and in seeing the process. This blog was created for the everyday girl. Welcome to the Homemaker's Life! It's going to be a bumpy ride. ''When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory. Colossians 3:4 KJV Love, TM

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