Herb and feta hortopita

Herb and feta hortopita

A hortopita is a Greek savoury pie made with greens, and this recipe uses a mixture of soft herbs, including lots of dill. It's as good eaten fresh from the oven as it is cold in packed lunches the next day.
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  1. Step 1

    Bring a pan of boiling water to the boil and blanch the watercress and herbs for 1 minute, then drain. Cool, then squeeze out any excess water
  2. Step 2

    Mix with the feta, eggs and seasoning
  3. Step 3

    Brush the inside of the tin with olive oil, then lay a few sheets of filo on top, overlapping and brushing them with oil
  4. Step 4

    Fill with the cheese and herb filling, folding the overhanging pastry sheets over the top
  5. Step 5

    Top with extra scrunched up filo, brushing each sheet generously with oil
  6. Step 6

    Bake at 200°C for 20 minutes, or until golden brown