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Spanakopita Pinwheels

I'm enthralled with spanakopita, and this spinach and feta pinwheel recipe was a quick and easy way to enjoy it. I have used this for teacher get-togethers and family events. —Ryan Palmer, Windham, Maine
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + cooling Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 package (17.3 ounces) frozen puff pastry, thawed

Directions

  • In a small skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add oregano and garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add spinach; cook 3 minutes longer or until liquid is evaporated. Transfer to a large bowl; cool.
  • Add feta cheese and eggs to spinach mixture; mix well. Unfold puff pastry. Spread each sheet with half the spinach mixture to within 1/2 in. of edges. Roll up jelly-roll style. Cut each into twelve 3/4-in. slices. Place cut side down on greased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 400° for 18-22 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 197 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 392mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein.
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  • rwippel
    Dec 13, 2020

    This was a great app that I served to guests. It took minimal time to put together and was fun to eat.

  • NoodleNel
    Nov 7, 2019

    I kind find puff pastry big enough to roll up as pinwheels so I just bake one flat like a pizza; then, I cut in in half for my mom and me. We enjoy it. Easy, healthy and delicious!

  • shannondobos
    Sep 28, 2018

    I usually make spanakopita with phyllo dough, but I had some puff pastry to use up. This recipe was definitely super tasty, and it was a lot easier using this method. This recipe also makes a decent number of appetizers, which is perfect because I love hosting appy nights over the holidays. I think this recipe just made my prep a lot easier!

  • Eileen
    Dec 21, 2016

    OMG...so good!!! I have always loved spanakopita, but working with phyllo dough intimidated me! Puff pastry is so much easier. I made these for a get together recently, and everyone loved them. Will be making them for all of my holiday get together this year!!!