Prassopita (Leek Pie)

This pie is even better on the second day after the flavors have melded. Refrigerate the pie once it has cooled to room temperature and then cut and warm the slices as needed.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 15 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 large leeks, sliced thinly (upper dark-green stalks removed)
  • ¼ cup chopped scallions
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1½ cups whole milk
  • 1 cup crumbled Greek feta cheese
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup minced fresh dill
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Heat olive oil in pan; sauté leeks about 5 minutes. Add scallions; continue sautéing until soft and tender, another 3 minutes.
  • In large bowl, beat eggs well; add milk, feta, flour, dill, oregano, salt, pepper, and sautéed leeks and onions; mix well.
  • Grease sides of a medium baking dish with olive oil; pour mixture into dish. Bake about 1 hour.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 large leeks, sliced thinly (upper dark-green stalks removed)
  • ¼ cup chopped scallions
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1½ cups whole milk
  • 1 cup crumbled Greek feta cheese
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup minced fresh dill
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Heat olive oil in pan; sauté leeks about 5 minutes. Add scallions; continue sautéing until soft and tender, another 3 minutes.
  • In large bowl, beat eggs well; add milk, feta, flour, dill, oregano, salt, pepper, and sautéed leeks and onions; mix well.
  • Grease sides of a medium baking dish with olive oil; pour mixture into dish. Bake about 1 hour.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories390
Total Fat28g
Saturated Fat8g
Cholesterol120mg
Sodium500mg
Total Carbohydrate23g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars6g
Protein11g