Popeye Pies Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
Method

Ingredients

 Frozen chopped spinach20 Ounce (2 packages, 10 ounce each)
 Melted butter1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Minced onion3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Eggs3 , beaten
 Nutmeg1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Shredded mozzarella cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Shredded jack cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Crumbled blue cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Grated parmesan cheese8 Ounce
 Bread crumbs1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Filo pastry sheets1⁄2 Pound

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4694 Calories from Fat 2739

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 311 g479.1%

Saturated Fat 185.7 g928.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1440.2 mg

Sodium 7345.3 mg306.1%

Total Carbohydrates 274 g91.4%

Dietary Fiber 18 g71.8%

Sugars 12 g

Protein 181 g361.8%

Vitamin A 1239.7% Vitamin C 265.6%

Calcium 426.5% Iron 116%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Thaw spinach then squeeze to remove excess water.
Saute' onion in butter; add spinach and cook 5 minutes, or until most of the moisture evaporates.
Remove skillet from heat and stir in eggs, salt, pepper, nutmeg, cheeses and bread crumbs.
Cut pastry leaves lengthwise into 5" strips and keep covered with a damp tea towel.
Heat oven to 425 degrees.
Take a strip, brush lightly with melted butter.
Place 1 heaping tablespoon of spinach mixture in right hand corner and fold up like a flag into triangles.
Place on cooky sheets, brush with butter and bake 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden.
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