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Saganaki in filo pastry

  • Cooking time20 minutes
  • Prep time5 minutes
  • Servings4 portions
recipe image Saganaki in filo pastry


  • 400 g hard cheese for saganaki
  • 2 sheets filo pastry
  • 30 ml Altis P.G.I. Chania Kritis Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Sesame seeds
  • Nigella seeds
To serve
  • Honey
  • Spearmint leaves


      1. Cut the cheese into two equal pieces.
      2. Spread out the sheets of filo and place a piece of cheese on each sheet.
      3. Grind over a little pepper and wrap the cheese in the filo to create 2 parcels.
      4. Brush all over with the olive oil and bake for 20 minutes at 180°C.
      5. Serve immediately with honey, nigella seeds and spearmint leaves.
      - Instead of hard cheese, you can use fresh mizithra or anthotiro.