The recipe Asparagus Spanakopitan is ready in roughly 1 hour and is definitely a tremendous lacto ovo vegetarian option for lovers of Mediterranean food. This recipe makes 12 servings with 157 calories, 5g of protein, and 5g of fat each. This recipe covers 9% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 1 person found this recipe to be scrumptious and satisfying. Head to the store and pick up asparagus, flour, dill weed, and a few other things to make it today. Not a lot of people really liked this hor d'oeuvre. Users who liked this recipe also liked Spanakopita, Spanakopita, and Spanakopita.
Place asparagus in a steamer basket.
Place over 1 in. of water in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover and steam for 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
Place one sheet of phyllo dough in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray; trim if necessary. Spritz dough with butter-flavored spray. Repeat layers nine times. Arrange spinach, feta cheese and asparagus over the top. Cover with a sheet of phyllo dough; spritz with butter-flavored spray. Repeat, using remaining phyllo.
Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown.
For sauce, melt butter in a small saucepan. Stir in flour until smooth; gradually add milk. Stir in lemon juice, dill, thyme and salt. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
Serve spanakopita with sauce.
Recommended wine: Moschofilero, Assyrtiko, Agiorgitiko
Spanakopitan on the menu? Try pairing with Moschofilero, Assyrtiko, and Agiorgitiko. If you feel like going Greek with your Greek food, assyrtiko and moschofilero are both lovely white wines to pair with chicken, seafood, etc. Agiorgitiko is a full bodied red suitable for roasted meats and lamb. The Troupis Winery Moschofilero Fteri with a 4.4 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 15 dollars per bottle.
Troupis Winery Moschofilero FteriAn intensely fragrant wine combining the bouquet of night blooming jasmine, pomegranate and citrus fruits.Its excellent aroma and sharp taste make it a wine that can be enjoyed as an aperitif as well as an accompaniment to dishes such as pasta with basil, chicken a la creme, grilled prawns and pies.