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Pies - Kaltsounia

Nettle Pie



  • 1 kg nettles
  • 2 large onions, finely chopped
  • 3 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt
  • ½ kg flour
  • Approximately 1 small cup of olive oil
  • Approximately 1 small cup of olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh yeast
  • 1½ teacups sesame seeds
  • A little yellow cheese


Briefly boil the nettles and lightly sauté the onions. Mix with remaining ingredients of the filling.Prepare two sheets of pastry with the ingredients indicated, as follows: Mix salt and flour, then add the oil, vinegar, and the yeast (dissolved in 1 cup warm water). Thoroughly work the ingredients together, adding a little warm water, until the dough becomes homogeneous and soft. Leave the pastry to stand for about 20 minutes, then divide into two, and roll out two sheets with a thickness 4 to 5mm each. Lay one sheet in the bottom of a greased baking tin, add the filling, and cover with the second sheet. Brush the pie with egg or olive oil, and sprinkle freely with sesame seeds. Bake at a medium temperature, for about 50-60 minutes.

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