Greek Cheese Pie

with homemade phyllo

12-14 servings

Preparation time 45 min

Baking time 1 hour

Ingredients

 

For the phyllo dough

  • 175 g whole wheat flour

  • 525 g strong flour

  • 1 ½ cup water

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 1 pinch of salt

  • 1 tbsp vinegar

  • Some corn flour or maize starch

 

For the filling

  • 1 cup semolina (200 g)

  • 1 lt soy milk

  • 180 g grated vegan mozzarella

  • 150 g grated vegan cheese smoked flavor

  • 100 g grated vegan parmesan

  • ½ cup of soy yoghurt

  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast

  • 1 - 2 tsp. dried mint

  • 2 tsp. salt

  • ½ tsp. pepper

Method

For the dough

  • Mix the two kinds of flour in a bowl

  • Make a well in the center of the flour and add the oil, salt and vinegar

  • Combine everything together and then gradually add the water

  • Knead until a ball forms and the bowl sides are clean. If it’s still sticky, add some more flour

  • Transfer the dough to a floured surface and knead for another 2-3 minutes until the dough is smooth and elastic

  • Leave it covered to rest for about 45 minutes

 

For the filling

  • Put the semolina and the soy milk in a saucepan and cook under medium heat, until you have a thick and creamy mixture

  • Transfer to a bowl and allow to cool for about 10 minutes. Then add the remaining ingredients and mix everything, until well combined

 

For the cheese pie

  • Preheat the oven to 180 ° C

  • Lightly oil a 35 cm baking pan

  • Divide the dough into 7-8 equal pieces

  • Sprinkle some corn flour or maize starch on your counter and on each dough piece before rolling it out into an elongated shape. You may use a rolling pin or even a pasta machine to roll out the phyllo sheets

  • Drizzle some olive oil and spread some of the filling along the phyllo sheet

  • Fold the edges of the phyllo sheet, roll it and then twist it like a snail. Place it in the center of the pan

  • Continue with the rest of the dough pieces until you fill the pan by creating a spiral

  • Drizzle some olive oil on top and bake the cheese pie for one hour

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