Pumpkin Pie

Kolokythopita

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Preparation info

  • Serves:

    10

    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      2 hr 30

Appears in

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook: Classic Mediterranean Soul Food Recipes

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook

By Christos Sourligas and Evdokia Antginas

Published 2019

  • About

Much like the kolokythokeftedes (pumpkin fritters) from the appetizers section, Mama chooses to bake kolokythopita with pumpkin and not zucchini, as is the norm for both recipes. My guess is she “Americanized” this meal to integrate into her new homeland, perhaps during Thanksgiving season. Whatever the case—be it family or non-Greek friends—whoever eats at her place gobbles up the kolokythopita like there’s no tomorrow! The raisins are the pièce de résistance, adding a