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Authentic Greek Tiropita Recipe: A Delicious Greek Feta Cheese Pie

This winter has been cold for Greek standards so we spend more time in the house. Last night, we decided to watch a kid’s movie so I wanted to make something simple for dinner. This authentic Greek tiropita recipe was the first thing that came up to my mind. While I was preparing this delicious Greek feta cheese pie, I was thinking how creative and therapeutic I dare to say cooking can be! Combining ingredients to make something delicious for your loved ones! I know that when you cook it is the outcome that really matters, but don’t underestimate the process!

This authentic Greek tiropita recipe takes around 45 mins to prepare and around 50 mins to cook. It serves around 8 to 10 persons. After experimenting with this recipe quite many times, I suggest you don’t add salt at all. Feta cheese is quite salty after all.

Authentic Greek Tiropita Recipe

Authentic Greek Tiropita Recipe – Ingredients

  • 500 g of phyllo dough
  • 400 g of Greek feta cheese
  • 100 g of grated kefalotiri
  • 1 cup of butter
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup of rice flour
  • Nutmeg

Authentic Greek Tiropita Recipe – Instructions

  1. Start this authentic Greek tiropita recipe by taking a large bowl and put the feta cheese and crumble it with a fork.
  2. Into a separate bowl, beat the eggs.
  3. Take a pot. Add milk, half of the butter and rice flour. Bring to boil over medium temperature.
  4. Stir with a wooden spoon. Remove from heat when it starts to become thick
  5. Allow it to cool down a little bit. Then, add the feta, beaten eggs, kefalotiri, some grated nutmeg and pepper and mix well.
  6. Melt the rest of the butter.
  7. Take a baking pan with around 32 cm diameter.
  8. Take a cooking brush and generously grease the baking pan with butter.
  9. Lay half of the phyllo dough sheets in the baking pan after having each one brushed with butter.
  10. Evenly spread the feta cheese mixture.
  11. Cover with the remaining phyllo dough sheets after having again each phyllo brushed with butter.
  12. Don’t forget to brush the top with butter.
  13. Take a knife and a scar the top.
  14. Spray the pie with some water. Place it in the oven.
  15. Cover it with some wax paper.
  16. Remove wax paper after 45 minutes.
  17. Continue baking until the tiropita gets a golden brown color.
  18. Allow to cool down for 5 minutes
  19. Serve.

If you liked this authentic Greek tiropita recipe, you should try this traditional tiropita recipe! Stay tuned for more traditional Greek recipes. Enjoy!

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