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Greek orange pie with shredded phyllo

  • Vegetarian Diet

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

Greek orange pie with shredded phyllo

Method

For the syrup

  • In a pot add the sugar, the water, the orange juice, the honey, the geranium leaves, and transfer over medium heat.
  • Once it comes to a boil and the sugar melts, remove from the heat and let the syrup cool.

For the orange pie

  • Preheat the oven to 100οC (210οF) set to fan.
  • Untangle the shredded phyllo well, add it into a 25x32 cm baking pan, and bake it for 30-40 minutes.
  • Alternatively, spread it on your kitchen counter and let it dry for 8-12 hours.
  • Increase the oven’s temperature to 170οC (340ο F) set to fan. 
  • Crush the shredded phyllo well and set it aside.
  • In a mixer’s bowl add the sugar, the eggs, and beat with the whisk attachment for 4-5 minutes, until fluffy. 
  • Add the yogurt, the butter, the orange zest, the baking powder, the baking soda, the vanilla powder, salt, and beat for 1 minute.
  • Remove the bowl from the mixer and add the pistachios coarsely chopped.
  • Add the shredded phyllo in 5 batches, mixing each batch very well. 
  • Transfer to a greased 25x32 cm baking pan and bake for 30-40 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and pour the cold syrup over the pie. Allow 1 hour for the whole syrup to be absorbed.
  • Serve with ice cream, orange slices, and mint.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

730
Calories (kcal)
37 %

Calories

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.

25.0
Total Fat (g)
36 %

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.

13.0
Saturated Fat (g)
65 %

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.

117.0
Total Carbs (g)
45 %

Carbohydrates

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.

85.0
Sugars (g)
94 %

Sugars

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.

7.5
Protein (g)
15 %

Protein

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.

1.7
Fibre (g)
7 %

Fibers

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.

0.67
Sodium (g)
11 %

Salt

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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