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spanakopita

Syllabification: spa·na·ko·pi·ta
Pronunciation: /ˌspanəˈkäpidə
 
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Definition of spanakopita in English:

noun

(In Greek cooking) a phyllo pastry stuffed with spinach and feta cheese.
Example sentences
  • Don't miss out on the savoury pastries - you can get the spinach spanakopita in pie form, or in little spring roll-like tubes.
  • Even the Greek phyllo packets - minty, feta-stuffed tiropita and spinach-stuffed spanakopita laced with onion - were on the mark.
  • The spanakopitas were by far the best I've ever had - perfectly baked and crisp phyllo pastry stuffed with baby spinach, kasseri cheese (a sharp, salty, sheep's milk cheddar) and spaghetti squash.

Origin

modern Greek, literally 'spinach pie'.

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