Greek Meat Pie Recipe (Kreatopita)

Greek Meat Pie Recipe (Kreatopita)

Give this tasty recipe for kreatopita a try. A delicious Greek meat pie, kreatopita is a flavorful meat mixture wrapped din phyllo.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    In a pan over medium-high heat, warm up some olive oil.
  2. Step 2

    Once hot, add in the onions cook until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Step 3

    Next, add in the ground beef, break apart and brown.
  4. Step 4

    Once the meat is brown, add in oregano, dill, pepper, some salt, and tomato paste, mix everything together.
  5. Step 5

    Add in the wine and reduce.
  6. Step 6

    Add chicken broth and reduce.
  7. Step 7

    Once all liquid has been reduced, remove from heat and empty into the bowl.
  8. Step 8

    Add in the feta and egg - mix well.
  9. Step 9

    Set meat mixture aside.
  10. Step 10

    Preheat oven to 350 F.
  11. Step 11

    Brush a square baking pan with some melted butter.
  12. Step 12

    Unroll the phyllo sheets and lay them flat.
  13. Step 13

    Cut the phyllo sheets to match the size of your baking dish.
  14. Step 14

    Take one phyllo sheet and lay it in the baking dish.
  15. Step 15

    Brush with some melted butter and lay another sheet down of phyllo.
  16. Step 16

    Brush that with butter and repeat six more times (phyllo, butter, phyllo).
  17. Step 17

    After the 8th phyllo sheet, pour the meat mixture into the pan and smooth out evenly.
  18. Step 18

    Now, repeat Steps 14 and 15, placing 8 more phyllo sheets over the meat mixture.
  19. Step 19

    When done, score top and place in the oven for 20 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown.
  20. Step 20

    Remove, cut, and serve hot!