Spinach Pie Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time35 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Prepared filo/Strudel1 Pound
 Pastry leaves16 (12/15 Inches)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
 Spinach30 Ounce, chopped (Frozen Thawed And Well Drained)
 Eggs3
 Feta cheese1⁄2 Pound, crumbled
 Parsley1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
 Dill2 Tablespoon, chopped
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Butter/Margarine3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), melted

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350F.
2. Let pastry leaves warm to room temperature, according to directions on package label.

MAKING
3. In 1/4 cup hot butter in medium skillet, saute onion until golden—about 5 minutes.
4. Add spinach stir to combine with onion and remove from heat.
5. In large bowl, beat eggs with rotary beater.
6. With wooden spoon, mix well stirring in cheese, parsley, dill, salt, pepper and spinach-onion mixture.
7. Brush a 13-by-9-by-2-inch baking pan lightly with some of melted butter.
8. In bottom of baking pan, layer 8 phyllo-pastry leaves (see Note), one by one, brushing top of each with melted butter.
9. Spread evenly with spinach mixture.
10. Cover with 8 more leaves, brushing each with butter and pour any remaining melted butter over top.
11. Using scissors, trim off any uneven edges of pastry.
12. Cut through top pastry layer on diagonal and then cut in opposite direction, to form about nine 3-inch diamonds.
13. Bake 30 to 35 minutes until top crust is puffy and golden.

SERVING
14. Serve warm with garnish as desired.
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