Cheese, Spinach and Dill Filo Pie

Mediterranean, Greece and Turkey

Preparation info
  • Makes

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Lavender & Lovage: A Culinary Notebook of Memories & Recipes From Home & Abroad

By Karen Burns-Booth

Published 2019

  • About

A fabulous Mediterranean style vegetarian pie that is packed with flavour. We used to make a similar version of this pie when I ran the restaurant in the Cyprus and it was very popular around Eastertide. This easy to make recipe is perfect for summer dinner parties, light lunches and picnics.


  • 10 to 12 sheets of filo pastry
  • Black onion seeds or sesame seeds
  • Olive oil


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pan or wok, add the spring onions and fry gently for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the spinach and cook for a further 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Squeeze out as much moisture from the spinach mixture as possible through a colander and put the spinach and onion mix into a large bowl.
  3. Add the two cheeses, dill, eggs and salt and