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Greek cheese pies from the Island of Skopelos

  • Vegetarian Diet

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

  • Nuts Free Diet

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Greek cheese pies from the Island of Skopelos


  • In a bowl, add all of the ingredients for the dough.
  • Mix by hand or with a mixer until you create a fluffy dough that pulls away from the sides of the bowl.
  • When ready, set it aside to rest for 30 minutes.
  • Grate the feta and gruyere into a bowl.
  • Add the egg and pepper. Mix and set aside.
  • When the dough has rested, roll out the dough into a thin sheet, using a little flour to help you.
  • Cut lengthwise into 8-10 cm strips that you can roll.
  • Drizzle each strip with olive oil and add some of the cheese mixture.
  • Roll each strip enclosing the filling securely and then twist to create a swirl.
  • Fry the each cheese pie swirl for 8-10 minutes in hot oil over medium heat, until golden on both sides.
  • Transfer to paper towels to drain from excess oil.
  • Serve with honey, sesame seeds and mint leaves.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
18 %


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)
29 %

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)
49 %

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)
12 %


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)
1 %


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)
30 %


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)
8 %


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)
22 %


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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