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Spinach and Ricotta Triangles

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  • 40min

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These are a quick and easy finger food; filo triangles are filled with a spinach and ricotta then baked in an oven. They have Greek origins as a 'Spanakopita' where feta is used in lieu of ricotta cheese.


Serves: 4 

  • 250g ricotta cheese
  • 250g frozen spinach, thawed
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 200g filo pastry sheets

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. Mix the ricotta cheese, drained spinach, eggs, basil, salt and pepper.
  3. Lay a filo sheet on a work surface then place a spoonful of the spinach and cheese mixture on it and fold into a triangle. Continue with the remaining ingredients.
  4. Put the triangle in a baking dish and brush with olive oil.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes.

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Reviews (4)


i havent tried it so i hope its good - 19 May 2011


Very nice. I also added roasted almond slivers inside the filo and sesame seeds on top. Will definitely cook this again - 17 Jul 2014


i loved it! i also added feta cheese which added abit of saltiness to it. - 16 Aug 2013

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