In Greek, a “pita” is a pie. Filled with sweet or savory fillings as well as meats and poultry, “pites” (plural) are pan sized and can be made with thin phyllo sheets, dough similar to a pie crust, or puff pastry dough.
A delicious phyllo pie made with spinach and feta cheese, Spanakopita is a classic Greek favorite that will work as an appetizer, side dish or even a light lunch or dinner.
A savory combination of eggplant, roasted red peppers, and Feta cheese layered in phyllo pastry dough and baked until flaky and golden brown. Perfect as a light vegetarian meal or tasty appetizer.
A rustic spinach tart pays homage to the classic Spanakopita, but ups the ante with the added flavors of bacon and mushrooms.
Tender baby artichokes are combined with green onions, leek, and a combination of Greek cheeses then layered with flaky phyllo pastry sheets and baked until crisp and golden brown.
This cheese-lover’s dream is made with a fabulous combination of five cheeses, fresh cap mushrooms, and commercial packaged phyllo sheets. A party favorite!
Myzithra cheese, honey, and cinnamon create a fabulous filling for this pan-sized cheese pie.
A quick recipe for Greek cheese pie with feta cheese that takes 15 minutes to prepare and 30 minutes to cook. This is a great choice for busy cooks.
This versatile combination of chicken and cheese enclosed in a phyllo crust is a delightful appetizer, snack, picnic treat, or light meal.
Tender cooked cabbage, celery root, and carrot are combined with feta and kasseri cheese to make a delicious savory pie.
A country favorite, this simple version of macaroni pie with feta cheese is best made with homemade phyllo dough, but can be easily adapted to use packaged phyllo (filo).
The combination of eggplant, ground beef, tomatoes, rice, and feta cheese make this pan pie a delicious appetizer, snack, or main course. The crust crisps up beautifully.
Different than the more well-known “cheese pies” made with phyllo dough, this is a delicious pie similar to a quiche, made with feta cheese, eggs, and yogurt. Delicious served as a snack with coffee, or as a breakfast dish.
Using puff pastry to make the crust of this pie gives a different texture. Greens can be any of your choosing, a mix of sweet and bitter, wild or cultivated.
This classic Greek pan pie works wonderfully as an appetizer, snack, side dish, or main dish. Made with leeks, cheese, and packaged phyllo sheets, the recipe is straightforward with no surprises.
Versatile phyllo dough forms the top and bottom layers of this pan-sized pie filled with a mixture of eggs, onion, and bacon.
This is a pie in the Greek tradition – made with phyllo dough, olive oil, honey, sugar, and cinnamon – with a syrup topping.
This is the version without cheese, and the combination of spinach, herbs, and phyllo creates a delightful dish. This is the most traditional type of pita (pie).
Sometimes called the “lazy cook’s pie,” this delicious sweet version of phyllo pie is easy to make with bunched phyllo (filo), yogurt, sugar, and eggs, topped with a sweet syrup.
This pumpkin pita recipe is one of the specialties of the island of Samos, a beautiful island in the eastern part the Aegean Sea.