Greek Spinach and Feta Pie (Spanakopita)

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2011, America's Test Kitchen TV

Ideally, spanakopita is a hot and flavorful one-dish meal encased in a crispy, buttery crust. Yet most versions fall flat—a Greek tragedy in need of a happy ending.

SERVES6 to 8 as a main dish or 10 to 12 as an appetizer

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Microwaving, chopping, and then ridding mature fresh spinach of excess water gave our spanakopita recipe bold spinach flavor. To buffer the assertiveness of feta and to add textural contrast, we added Greek yogurt to the spanakopita recipe....

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