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Easy Cheese pie with Kataifi Pastry & Roquefort

This easy cheese pie with kataifi pastry and Roquefort is fluffy and crunchy with a creamy, and a little tangy filling.
Course Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine Greek, International
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 12
Calories 504kcal
Author by Jenny Skrapaliori Graves

Equipment

  • 11" x 8" baking pan

Ingredients

  • 1 lbs kataifi pastry
  • 1 cup butter
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • ½ cup Roquefort cheese
  • 2 cups feta crumbled Greek feta cheese like Vikos or Dodoni
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • thyme sprigs
  • chili pepper flakes

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven at 350°F
  • Lightly butter the bottom and sides of your pan.
  • Crumble the feta and Roquefort and shred the mozzarella.
    Melt the butter in a small sauce over medium heat or in the microwave.
  • In a bowl, mix three of the eggs, all the cheese, 1 tablespoon thyme leaves, and a pinch or two chili pepper flakes.
  • Divide the kataifi pastry into two halves. Spread one half in the pan. Gently pull the phyllo to cover the bottom of the pan evenly.
  • Pour the cheese filling on top.
  • Add the other half of the pastry. Gently pull the sheets to cover the filling evenly.
    Pour the melted butter all over phyllo.
  • In a bowl, mix the remaining three eggs with the milk and heavy cream.
    Pour the liquid all over the pie.
  • Bake for about 60 minutes.
  • Wait 10 minutes for pie to cool down a little and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 504kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Cholesterol: 192mg | Sodium: 890mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1221IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 316mg | Iron: 2mg