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Greek fried cheese pies – Tyropitaria

  • 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

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


For the dough

  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the flour, olive oil, vinegar, water and salt. Beat with hook attachment for 5 minutes on medium to high speed until you create a nice dough. When it pulls back from the sides of the bowl, your dough is ready.
  • Brush a bowl with oil and add the dough. Cover with a plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes to allow it to rest.

For the filling

  • In a bowl, add the feta cheese and break up with a fork.
  • Add the cream cheese, gruyere cheese, egg, oregano and pepper. Mix with a spoon until incorporated.

To assemble

  • Cut the dough in 10 equal-sized pieces.
  • Dust your working surface with flour and roll out  roll out out each piece of dough and to a thin sheet. Add 1 tablespoon of the filling in the center of the dough.
  • Brush the edges of the dough with water all the way around so that the dough can stick together.
  • Fold over like an envelope and roll out.
  • Place a deep pan over medium heat and add 250 g olive oil.
  • Fry the cheese pies, sealed side down.
  • Fry in 2 batches for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden.
  • Transfer to a baking pan lined with paper towels.
  • Serve with honey, sesame seeds and mint leaves.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
22 %


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)
37 %

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)
50 %

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)
15 %


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)
24 %


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)
18 %


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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