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Open-faced purple potato pie

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Open-faced purple potato pie


  • Peel and finely chop the garlic and the spring onions.
  • Place a frying pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tablespoons olive oil.  
  • Add the garlic, the spring onions, and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and set aside to cool for 20 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 170ο C (340ο F) set to fan.
  • In a large bowl, add the cooked vegetables that are cooled down, the cream cheese, the feta cheese crumbled with your hands, the parsley finely chopped, the pistachios finely chopped, pepper, and mix well with a spoon.
  • Line a 32x25 cm baking pan with parchment paper -with its edges sticking out- and spread the kourou pastry over it. 
  • Place the filling in the center of the pastry and spread it with a spoon, by leaving a 3-4 cm gap all around the edges.
  • With a knife or a mandoline slicer, peel and cut the potatoes into thin slices, 0.5 cm thick each.
  • Arrange the potatoes over the filling, lengthwise, and add 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  • Turn the edges of the dough inwards and sprinkle the filling with the grated gruyere cheese. 
  • With a pastry brush, spread the dough with the egg wash.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes, until the kourou dough is golden and the gruyere cheese is melted. 
  • Remove from the oven and let the pie cool on a rack for 20-30 minutes. 
  • Remove the pie from the baking pan and serve with parsley, spring onion, and finely chopped pistachios.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
25 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
53 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
80 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
11 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
3 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
22 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
9 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
20 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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