Greek Zucchini Pie | Kolokithopita

Zucchini Pie - Kolokithopita. Photo © Lynn Livanos Athan
  • 60 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins,
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 6 - 8 Servings
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This Greek zucchini pie recipe or pitas are a staple of Greek cooking because they make good use of the vegetables and ingredients of the season. A slice of pita with a salad can be lunch or dinner or even an afternoon snack.

This pita does not involve Phyllo dough or any crust at all. It is super easy to assemble and bake and can be served warm or at room temperature.

Check out our other greek zucchini recipes below!

What You'll Need

  • 8-10 medium zucchini, peeled and shredded
  • 2 medium onions, diced
  • 1 leek, white part only, diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint, minced
  • 3/4 lb. feta cheese, crumbled
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup olive oil (plus more for pan)
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs, (plus more for dusting pan)
  • salt and pepper to taste

How to Make It

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Place the zucchini in a colander and lightly salt. Using a plate, cover the zucchini and add some weight to squeeze out the excess liquid. Let it sit for about half an hour to drain.

Heat the olive oil in a pan and lightly saute the onions and leek until the onions are translucent.

Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl. Lightly grease a 9X12 rectangular pan or a larger round pan with olive oil.

Sprinkle a layer of bread crumbs in the pan. Add the mixture, and flatten the surface so that it is even.

Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes or until the top of the pita begins to turn golden brown. Allow it to cool slightly before slicing.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 300
Total Fat 18 g
Saturated Fat 8 g
Unsaturated Fat 8 g
Cholesterol 116 mg
Sodium 515 mg
Carbohydrates 25 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 10 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)