Greek Pumpkin Pie | Kolokythopita
 
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Homemade Greek Pumpkin Pie
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Recipe type: Appetizer/Dessert
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 9 pieces
Ingredients
  • 2 cups of fresh pumpkin puree (see above) or (1) 15 ounce can of pumpkin puree
  • ½ lb phyllo sheets, thawed at room temperature
  • 1 onion, diced
  • ½ cup crumbled feta
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ stick butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • olive oil
Instructions
  1. Add oil to pan, heat.
  2. Add diced onions, and sauté for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove and empty onions into mixing bowl.
  4. Add in: pumpkin puree, feta, sugar, egg, salt, and pepper, mix well.
  5. Grease baking dish with some butter*
  6. Unroll phyllo and cut to fit pan.
  7. Lay one sheet of phyllo down in pan, brush top with melted butter.
  8. Repeat 5 more times, to have 6 sheets total.
  9. After the 6th sheet, empty pumpkin puree into pan, spread evenly.
  10. Repeat steps 7 and 8, adding another 6 sheets over the puree.
  11. Place in preheated oven at 350F for 40min, or until golden brown.
  12. Remove, cut, and serve!
Notes
we used a 9 inch x 9 inch pan.
Recipe by Lemon & Olives at https://www.lemonandolives.com/greek-pumpkin-pie-kolokythopita/