Vegan Spanakopita

 

There really aren’t too many things better then a pastry. You could really make anything with phyllo; something, sweet something salty, something oozing with the goodness of vegan cheese; you decide!

Today I decided on Spinach; that delicious green leaf that left most of you with a scrunched up look on your face when your parents would just mention it. Never fear! The Greeks have given us yet another gift; this fluffy, cheesy, green deliciousness. This is the simplest recipe, just a few ingredients and your patience are needed.

Vegan Spanakopita
 
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Vegans and vegetarians can enjoy these awesome appetizer triangles. Thank you Mama Voula for this delicious Greek recipe.
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Greek
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Instructions
  1. Squeeze spinach to remove excess water. Place spinach in food processor with remaining ingredients, and process until mixed well & finely chopped.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  3. Take 2 sheets of phyllo dough, and keep remainder covered with a damp cloth. Working quickly, lay one sheet phyllo on work surface and brush with melted Earth Balance or coconut oil. Top with second sheet.
  4. Cut rectangle into four strips.Place 1 tbsp filling about one inch from the bottom of each strip.Lift bottom right corner of phyllo strip over filling, lining edge of dough with left edge of strip. This gives you a triangle shape. Keep folding triangle folding up and to the right, alternating to the end.
  5. See Diagram below... yes, that is a diagram....
  6. Brush top with melted earth balance and set on a greased baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 10-15 mins or until golden brown.
How to fol spanakopita

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3 Comments

  • Jennifer says:

    These look so yummy and tasty I cant wait to make them!

  • […] There is a hidden mystery in this spinach pie that makes it so delicious, and that lies in the three kinds of onion the Greeks put in the making, red and spring onion and leek. The high quality olive oil and feta cheese Greek offers makes it impossible to copy the recipe outside Greece. Entering a bakery in Greece is always difficult as you can never choose what you prefer eating, so you always end up picking up more than few peaces. via http://www.theedgyveg.com […]

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