Definition of spanakopita in English:


Line breaks: spana¦ko|pita
Pronunciation: /ˌspanəˈkɒpɪtə


(In Greek cooking) a filo pastry stuffed with spinach and feta cheese.
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  • 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.


modern Greek, literally 'spinach pie'.

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