Tiropita (Greek cheese pie)


Tiropita, also known as Greek feta pie, is a traditional Greek dish made with phyllo pastry and a filling of feta cheese, eggs, and butter. This savoury pastry is a popular appetizer or main dish and can be served hot or cold. Tiropita is a simple and delicious recipe that is easy to make and perfect for any occasion. Tiropita is typically made by layering phyllo dough with a filling of crumbled feta cheese, eggs, butter, and herbs and then baking it in the oven.

Tiropita (Greek cheese pie)

Chef Sammy
Tiropita is a great dish to serve as a starter or side dish to any Mediterranean meal.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican


  • 3 sticks Butter
  • 1 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Flour
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Salt
  • 1 cup Parsley chopped
  • 1 box Phyllo pastry sheets
  • 3/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup Ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup Cheese shredded
  • 3 cups Feta Cheese crumbled
  • 2 Eggs
  • 4 cloves Garlic


  • Melt 2 sticks of butter in a small sauce pan
  • In another pan melt 1 stick of butter add crushed garlic cloves, salt, nutmeg and flour.
  • Cook till fragrant about 3-4 minutes.
  • Now add the milk and cook it for 4-5 minutes.
  • While your white sauce is simmering crumble up the feta and mix it with the egg and add it to the saucepan with the white sauce.
  • Now add the other cheeses and cook it for a few more minutes take it off the stove and add the parsley.
  • Now set up your work station.
  • Take the dish you want to bake the tiropita in and use the butter you melted and butter your dish.
  • Now layer the phyllo sheet on it.
  • You have to butter each sheet do this with about 10 sheets.
  • Now add the cheese mixture and again later the sheets on top of the cheese mixture.
  • Butter each sheet.
  • Score your dish like a grid.
  • Bake at 375 till golden brown.
Keyword Bakery

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