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Spanakopita Parcels

A hot parcel of filo pastry filled with a feta cheese and spinach mix

  • Preferred menu selling price: £30.50
  • Skill: 3 Eggs
  • Recipe Type: Sub Recipe
  • Preparation Time: 1 hour
  • Service Time: 7 minutes
  • Perfect For: Banqueting, Bar Food, Starters

Ingredients

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Equipment Needed

Chopping Board
Cook’s knife
Clingfilm
Baking tray and parchment
Small pyrex bowl for the butter
Pastry brush

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Method

PreparationSpanakopita parcels

  • Remove filo sheets from packaging and unroll on the chopping board
  • Cut lengthways into strips 8 cm wide
  • Cover with cling film until required

Method

  1. When not working with the filo sheets always cover with cling film so it doesn’t dry out
  2. Butter – melt the butter and butter the length of of a fill strip
  3. Place a tablespoon (25g) of mixture at one end of the fill strip, then fold one corner over diagonally to make a triangle
  4. Keep folding over the triangle until the fill strip is used up, ensuring that the edges are sealed as you go
  5. Butter outside of the parcel
  6. Place in airtight container and refrigerate
  7. To cook – pre-heat oven to 175°
  8. Place parcels on the parchment lined baking sheet
  9. Bake until cooked throughout

Option 2

  1. Alternatively place in a pre heated deep fat fryer 170°c until floating and golden on both sides
  2. Drip dry in the fryer basket and dab on paper towel before serving

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