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Spanakopitakia

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Now that is a fun word to say: spanakopitakia, spanakopitakia, SPANAOPITAKIA!!!These are wonderful little treats to have around the house or to make for a party, just grab and go! They are just a little more work than making a big spanakopita, but the extra step of folding each one individually makes for a nice change (and sometimes of a less mess when eating too).You will follow the same recipe as Spanakopita but instead of layering in a dish, you will roll into individual triangles. Easy Peasy.

Spanakorizo

Spinach with rice and fresh lemon squeezed on top . . . mmmmm! Heart healthy and oh so delicious. 
spanikorizo plate Spanakorizo
I would definitely rank this towards the top of Greek meals that are common in any family home. This is a quick, no hassle, filling, and wonderful meal to have any day of the week. Especially during Lent, this is a perfect dinner, just leave off the feta!
If you like spinach, you are sure to love this go to recipe. Boost up the fiber by using brown rice and if available always use fresh spinach! 
spinach rice Spanakorizo
Spinach Rice aka Spanakorizo Recipe: Serves 2-4
1 1/2 – 2 lbs. fresh spinach or 1-2 cups frozen spinach
7 Tbs. EVOO
1 large white onion, chopped
juice of 2 lemons
2/3 cup of hot water 

1/2 cup long grain rice*
2-3 Tbsp. fresh dill, chopped
salt and pepper

Aspra Fasolia me Spanaki

White Beans with Spinach.

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White Beans with Spinach

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Spanakopita me feta.

Authentic spinach pie with feta cheese. A classic Greek snack. 

You can make this simple and delicious pie over and over, and once you taste it, you will most definitely want to. It is a really great thing to have around the house when you are a little munchie or even to prepare for a picnic. Regardless of your reasons, this is a sure-to-be crowd pleaser, and something very common in everyday Greek culture. Almost on every corner, you can find somewhere to buy a spanikopita or a tiropita (cheese pie), but in my opinion it is hard to find one that has the quality of a homemade spanikopita! Even better is one with a yiayia’s touch, prepared by a grandmother with decades of experience!!!

Hi! My name is Jacquline. Welcome to my blog. I hope you will find some delicious Greek food recipes and enjoy the read along the way! Kali Orexi :)

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