Spanakopita Panini

This Greek favorite will be a lot thinner when made panini style, but itʼs just as tasty.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 packages frozen spinach (10 oz.), cooked, drained, and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1⁄4 onion, chopped and sautéed
  • 4 oz. feta cheese, crumbled into small pieces
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp. pepper
  • 6 sheets puff pastry (5-inch square)
  • 1⁄4 cup butter, melted

Directions

  • Preheat the panini press. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, olive oil, onion, feta cheese, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  • Brush both sides of puff pastry sheets with butter. Place on panini press and do not close the lid. Cook for 2 to 4 minutes and remove. Repeat until a single side of each of the sheets is cooked. Scoop spinach mixture onto toasted sides of 3 puff pastry sheets and top with the remaining sheets with the uncooked sides facing up.
  • Return to the panini press, close lid and cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from press, cut in half, and serve warm.