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
- 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)
Pre-heat the oven to 200ºc 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.