Spinach, Leek and Mushroom Pie

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The Secret of Spice: Recipes and ideas to help you live longer, look younger and feel your very best

By Tonia Buxton

Published 2019

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This is my version of the classic Greek dish, spanakopita.


  • 1 pack filo pastry (250-270g)
  • olive oil, for brushing
  • sesame seeds, for sprinkling


Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4. Grease a 23cm deep loose-bottomed flan tin.

For the filling, wash the spinach leaves and add to a pan with only the water that clings to them. Cover and cook gently until tender. Allow to cool slightly, then squeeze out the excess wat