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Greek Pumpkin Pie with Feta Cheese (Kolokithopita)

Exploring the Flavors of Greek Pumpkin Pie

Discover the rich and savory flavors of Greek Pumpkin Pie, a delightful dish that combines the sweetness of pumpkin with the creaminess of feta cheese, creating a unique culinary experience.

Greek Pumpkin Pie with Feta Cheese

Greek Pumpkin Pie with Feta Cheese

Recipe by George Zolis
5.0 from 2 votes

Join us in celebrating the rich flavors of Greek cuisine with our Greek Pumpkin Pie recipe. This dish brings together the comforting sweetness of pumpkin and the tangy kick of feta cheese, all wrapped in a homemade phyllo dough. Each step, from preparing the dough to layering the filling, is designed to create a pie that’s both flavorful and texturally satisfying. Perfect for any occasion, this recipe is a testament to the time-honored traditions of Greek cooking, promising a taste experience that’s both authentic and delightful.

Course: AppetizersCuisine: GreekDifficulty: Easy


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  • For the Phyllo Dough
  • 500 g All purpose flour

  • Juice of half a lemon

  • 1/2 tsp Salt

  • 50 g Olive oil

  • 220 g Water, lukewarm

  • For the Filling
  • 1200 g Pumpkin, grated

  • 1 Onion, finely chopped

  • 3 Spring onions, chopped

  • 70 g Olive oil

  • 1/2 bunch Parsley, finely chopped

  • 2 tbsp Dill, finely chopped

  • 400 g Feta cheese

  • Salt & Pepper

Recipe directions

  • For the Dough
  • In a bowl, combine flour, lemon juice, lukewarm water, olive oil, and salt. Mix well until a dough forms.
  • Cover the dough and let it rest while preparing the filling.
  • For the Filling
  • Place a frying pan over heat and add olive oil.
  • Add the grated onion, the chopped spring onions, and sauté.
  • Add the grated pumpkin and continue to sauté until slightly softened. Then season with salt and pepper.
  • Three minutes before removing the filling from the heat, add the chopped dill and parsley. Mix well.
  • Transfer the filling to a bowl.
  • To Assemble
  • Divide the dough into 5 equal parts. Roll out the first piece as thinly as possible and lay it in a 30 cm (12 inches) diameter baking tray, first sprinkled with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle the phyllo with olive oil, roll out the second piece of dough, and place it in the tray.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 Celsius (355 F) and bake for about an hour.

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Nutrition Facts

18 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 12g 19%
    • Saturated Fat 4.4g 20%
  • Cholesterol 20mg 7%
  • Sodium 1357mg 57%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Potassium 618mg 18%
  • Total Carbohydrate 35.6g 12%
    • Dietary Fiber 4.8g 16%
    • Sugars 3.8g
  • Protein 9.4g 18%
  • Calcium 347%
  • Iron 8%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.