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 (spä′nə-kō′pē-tə, spăn′ə-)
A Greek pie made with layers of phyllo and a filling of seasoned spinach, onions, feta, and sometimes eggs.

[Modern Greek : spanaki, spinach (from Medieval Greek spanakin, spanakion, ultimately from Persian aspanākh) + pita, pie; see pita1.]


(ˌspænəˈkɒpɪtə) or


(Cookery) a Greek spinach pastry
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Koutsoumbaris uses fresh ingredients to create his own unique versions of Greek classics like spanakopita pie, with spinach, scallions, dill, and mozzarella, ricotta and feta cheeses; youtvetsi, a braised lamb shank with orzo, mizithra and vegetables; and mixed seafood pasta, featuring Hilopites pasta with mussels, clams, shrimp, pork sausage and spicy tomato.
Put the spanakopita in a shallow round pan, like an ovenproof frying pan, if it fits.
In cookery, Spanakopita is filo pastry traditionally stuffed with feta cheese and which vegetable?
Among them is the 'Roll on the Spanakopita' recipe -- spanakopita rolls made with filo pastry, instead of the traditional spinach-filled pie.
Sunday, featuring gyros, Greek salad, spanakopita, baklava, beverages, and Greek music and dancing.
My mom probably wouldn't describe her Spanakopita as "bomb," but I get what he means, as do a lot of my Greek friends.
For example: the wild mushroom ravioli with spinach at Mo- Zaic, the wood-fired eggplant torte at Louies Modern, eggplant crepes at Oph- elia's on the Bay, Phil's chopped salad at Michael's On East, spicy red beans and basmati rice at Chutney's, mushroom quiche at Burns Court Cafe, avocado dream sandwich at Veg, spanakopita at Blu Kouzina, smoked Gouda fondue (with salted pretzels) at Kona Grill and the chipotle macaroni and cheese at Fleming's.
Swiss chard Spanakopita pie, Stromboli with broccoli, chorizo and sun-dried tomatoes or guacamole with banana.
A Fort Myers based MEDITERRANEAN Restaurant specializing in Greek and Lebanese cuisine such as Falafel, Gyros, Spanakopita, Moussaka, Flan, and Baklava to name just a few.
It is so tempting to keep with the hot dogs in a blanket, quiches and spanakopita because of strong sales, but those items are available at every store in America," she says, pointing to potential opportunities in egg rolls with interesting fillings, food truck-inspired items and spanakopita filled with kale and other "new" greens.
We are seeing an increase in requests from nearly all retail store chains, and restaurants, for products such as Flatbreads, Fillo Dough, Spanakopita, Baklava, and Gyro meats," said Steve Kontos, VP of Kontos Foods.
Spanakopita is one of my favorites, it has spinach, a cheese topping and it's baked.