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
  • ¼ onion, chopped and sautéed
  • 4 oz. feta cheese, crumbled into small pieces
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 6 sheets puff pastry (5" square)
  • ¼ 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 2–4 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 3–5 minutes. Remove from press, cut in half, and serve warm.