Skaltsounia from Symi stuffed with goat’s cheese
A delicious recipe from the island of Symi, for traditional fluffy skaltsounia filled with goats cheese, powdered sugar and parsley. Perfect!
Skaltsounia from Symi stuffed with goat’s cheese

INGREDIENTS For the dough

500 gr all-purpose flour 200 gr Horio margarine with greek yogurt 2 eggs 2 gr freshly grounded pepper 3 gr salt Cold water (as much as necessary for a firm and malleable dough)

INGREDIENTS For the cheese stuffing

500 gr cheese cream or Horio Goat’s cheese 2 beaten eggs 20 gr powdered sugar 3 gr salt 15 gr finely chopped parsley



  1. Mix Horio margarine with greek yogurt with egggs, pepper and salt.
  2. Slowly add flour and knead.
  3. Add some water if necessary. Προσθέτουμε λίγο νερό εάν αυτό είναι απαραίτητο.
  4. Spread the dough in a ball shape and cover with a wet towel. Leave in refrigerator for approximately 45 minutes.


  1. Mix cheese with beaten eggs and salt.
  2. Add finely chopped parsley.


  1. Cut small bits out of the dough and spread in round doughs of 15 cm diameter and 4 cm thickness.
  2. Add a spoonful of the stuffing in the center and wet the edges of the dough with some water.
  3. Fold and close with the help of a toothpick, creating pleats all around the skaltsounia.
  4. Beat an egg yolk with some milk and polish them.
  5. Put them in a greased pan and bake at 180 C for 30 minutes.