Cheese pie with greens


Say well, who doesn't like to eat pies? Perhaps these people you will find. Today we will discuss one of the versions of tiropita (Greek cheese pie), enriched with fennel, feta and cottage cheese to create a slightly spicy, but soft stuffing. And to read about how tasty and quick to bake a pie with cheese and herbs can be found on the website .



  • 1 medium bulb fennel with leaves;
  • 1 bunch chopped onion;
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt;
  • 1 stick (1/2 Cup) unsalted butter;
  • 1 lb 4% cottage cheese (3 cups);
  • 1/2 pound feta cheese (2 cups);
  • 4 large eggs, lightly svitych;
  • 2 tablespoons semolina;
  • 1/4 Cup chopped fresh dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper;
  • 2 tablespoons fine dry bread crumbs (not seasoned);
  • 8 of fillo sheets (17 - 12-inch).


Put the oven in lower third of oven and preheat oven to 200 degrees. Cut the stalks from the fennel bulbs. Chop enough leaves to measure 1/4 Cup and discard the stems. Add the fennel, onion and 1/4 teaspoon of salt 2 tablespoons of oil and cook in 10-inch skillet over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 10 minutes. Remove the lid and cook until until the liquid evaporates, another 1-2 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl and mix the cheese, eggs, semolina, dill, pepper and remaining 1/4 teaspoon of salt until then, until they come together.

Expand of fillo and cover with plastic wrap and moist towel. Working quickly, apply 1 of fillo sheet with butter and gently place into the pan to hanging ends. Grease another sheet of dough and place on top (sheets should not align). Sprinkle the remaining tablespoons of bread crumbs.

Spread the cheese mixture in of fillo shell. The cake needs to bake 40 to 50 minutes. As soon as it is Golden brown, loosely cover the pan with a sheet of foil to prevent coagulation. Cool cake in the pan on a rack 5 minutes, then continue cooling on the rack.

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