Greek feta pies
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Greek Feta and phyllo pies with honey and oregano

Crispy phyllo pies filled with salty Feta cheese and aromatic oregano drizzled with honey is a delicious appetizer or light lunch.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 -6 as an appetizer
Author Alida Ryder

Ingredients

  • 3 cups crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 250 g phyllo pastry thawed
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • sesame seeds
  • honey to serve (optional)

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 200Âșc and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl, combine the feta, egg, oregano and black pepper and mix well.
  • Slice the phyllo pastry sheets into strips of approximately 30cm x 10cm.
  • Layer three strips of phyllo pastry on top of each other, brushing with melted butter in between each layer.
  • Place a spoonful of the feta mixture in the bottom right corner of the pastry then fold into triangles.
  • Place on the prepared baking sheet. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Repeat until you have used all the phyllo and feta filling.
  • Place the pies in the oven and allow to bake for 15-20 minutes until crisp and golden.
  • Remove from the oven and drizzle with honey before serving.