Tiropita - phyllo dough recipe with cheese, Greek way
A traditional recipe for tiropita, Greek pie with cheese, made with phyllo dough.
Servings: 6 people
- 12 phyllo dough sheets
- 200 gr feta cheese
- 150 gr hard cheese like Gouda or Emmental (grated)
- 150 gr cottage cheese (or ricotta)
- 2 eggs
- 1 tsp pepper
- olive oil or butter
- 3 spoons sesame seeds
Brush the baking pan, put one phyllo sheet and brush it with olive oil,
then put another and repeat with 6 phyllo sheets.
Prepare the filling for tiropita. In a bowl, mix together all three types of cheeses, cream cheese, some peper and eggs.
Put the egg and cheese mixture on the sheets and spread it evenly. Repeat the process by adding 6 more phyllo sheets on top and brushing each one with melted butter or oil.
Brush the last phyllo sheet with some oil and water, and spinkle sesame seeds. Bake tiropita at 180 degrees Celsius for about 50 minutes. It should be golden and crispy.