24 Classic Recipes

Kalitsounia(about 20-30 pieces)


2 kg spinach or the other greens
1/4 water glass oil
salt, pepper, mint
1 onion, finely chopped


Remove the roots from the spinach, wash it well and cut it in to small pieces. Saute it in an empty casserole for 5 minutes, squeeze with your hands and put it in a bowl. Add the onion, salt, pepper, mint, oil and mix them together. Using a rolling-pin roll out a pastry sheet, the size of a soup plate. Fill each pastry sheet with a tbsp. of the mixture, fold and close it well and then fry them in very hot oil on both sides. You can also bake them in the oven for 30-40 minutes at 180? C after having basted them with a beaten egg and sprinkled with sesame.