Tiropita with Puff Pastry
This Tiropita with Puff Pastry recipe is a simplified Greek feta cheese pie that is often served as an appetizer or snack but makes an equally delicious meal! This cheese pie recipe is an easier twist on a classic Greek tiropita.
1 cup feta crumbled 3/4 cup ricotta cheese 1 tablespoon dill chopped (can sub 1 teaspoon dried dill) salt and pepper to taste 1 egg 2 sheets puff pastry (400g), thawed 1 egg + 1 tablespoon water (for the egg wash)
Preheat oven to 400F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. In a bowl, mix the feta, ricotta cheese, dill, salt and pepper and egg to create the filling. [Tip: mix all of the ingredients except the egg first. Taste and adjust seasonings and then add the egg.] Cut your pastry sheets into your desired size. I used 2 square sheets and cut each of them into 9 pieces. Spoon the feta mixture into the middle of the puff pastry square. Fold over one corner of the puff pastry sheet to form a triangle shape. Gently press down with your fingers. Using the tines of a fork, press down gently around the edges to seal the puff pastry parcels. Arrange the puff pastry parcels on the baking sheets, leaving room for them to expand when they bake. Mix the egg and water to form the egg wash. Brush each tiropita with the egg wash. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
Calories: 193 kcal Carbohydrates: 13 g Protein: 5 g Fat: 14 g Saturated Fat: 5 g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g Monounsaturated Fat: 7 g Trans Fat: 1 g Cholesterol: 22 mg Sodium: 173 mg Potassium: 36 mg Fiber: 1 g Sugar: 1 g Vitamin A: 96 IU Vitamin C: 1 mg Calcium: 66 mg Iron: 1 mg