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Byrek Me Spinaq

Bryek me Spinaq- Albanian Spinach Pie

Albanian spinach pie is savory and delicious, you should try it!
Course Main
Cuisine Albania
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 280kcal
Author International Cuisine


  • 2 bunches spinach about 1 lb. chopped
  • ½ cup green onions chopped
  • 1 cup feta cheese diced
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup olive oil divided
  • 1 package Phyllo dough sheets 1 packet about 28 sheets


  • In a bowl, sprinkle the chopped spinach with salt.
  • Add the feta, ½ cup of olive oil, onions, eggs and mix all together and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a 8 or 9” pie tin, brush the bottom with some olive oil ( you will be using approx. ½ cup of olive oil to brush the layers of Phyllo dough.
  • Lay two sheets of dough and brush with oil.
  • Let the dough hang over the pie tin about 1” around.
  • Repeat this process until ½ of the sheets are laid.
  • Pour in the spinach mixture.
  • Finish by covering the mixture with two sheet of dough at time, using the same method as the bottom half.
  • Roll the edges up like a pizza crust.
  • Bush the top with olive oil.
  • Bake for 45 minutes or until a golden brown.
  • Serve warm.


Calories: 280kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 712mg | Potassium: 560mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 8171IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 193mg | Iron: 5mg