Tiropita (Greek Cheese Pie)
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I love the Tiropita. The cheese and phyllo balance so well. I'm sure you'll love them, too! καλή όρεξη (kali orexi – enjoy your meal!)
Recipe type: Greek Appetizer
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 4-6
  • 1lb frozen phyllo dough
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1.5 cups feta cheese, crumbled
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese or (kefalograviera)
  • 1 cups ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • Dash of cinnamon
  1. Take out phyllo so it can thaw at room temperature
  2. Lay phyllo flat on counter (or wax paper) and cut to size of baking dish
  3. Cover phyllo with damp paper towel (if not, they will dry out and crack!).
  4. In a large bowl, add eggs, cheese, cinnamon, olive oil, and mix well.
  5. Melt butter.
  6. Brush phyllo sheet with butter and place in greased baking dish, repeat 7 times
  7. Add cheese mixture
  8. Add 7 more layers of phyllo (like above)
  9. Set oven to 400F and bake for 15-20 min (until golden brown)
  10. Serve!
Recipe by Lemon & Olives at https://www.lemonandolives.com/tiropita-greek-cheese-pie/