Butternut Squash Filo Pie

Preparation info

  • Serves

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1992

  • About

Of all of the many pita (filo pies) I tasted on my last trip to Greece, this was my very favorite. Naturally I asked the woman who made this for the recipe, and through a translator I was told that the pumpkin squash was grated and then cooked in butter and the layers of filo were sprinkled with a little cinnamon sugar. I tried this grating technique a few times but the texture of the squash was never what I remember. It was too fragmented whereas the squash in the pie I ate was dense and s