Tyropita Recipe

Tyropita is a very popular Mediterranean appetizer. Learn how to Make/prepare Tyropita by following this easy recipe.
Tyropita Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 1 lb Prepared raw phyllo pastry
  • 2 lb Feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 Cup parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • 2 lb Cottage cheese, drained
  • 8 Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 Cup butter, melted
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • Water, as needed
How to make Tyropita:
  • Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.
  • Combine cheeses, eggs, pepper, mix well.
  • Lightly butter a big jelly roll pan or rectangluar pan with low sides about 11 inches x 14 inches and put a sheet or two of phyllo pastry to cover the pan.
  • Brush lightly again with the butter, repeat till 10 layers.
  • Spread filling equally in the pan.
  • Now top with another 10 layers of phyllo, tucking in and folding the corners, buttering each layer as before.
  • Using a clean spray bottle filled with some cold water, lightly mist the whole surface.
  • Cut it into 24 squares and then pop into the preheated oven and bake for about 1 hour.
  • Tiropita is ready.