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Onion Stuffed With Spinach, Walnuts And Cream Cheese

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Ingredients
  Onions 20 Ounce (4 Large, About 5 Oz /150 G Each)
  Dry spinach 5 Ounce, pureed (150 Gram)
  Walnuts 2 Ounce, chopped (50 Gram)
  Lemon 1⁄2 , juiced and rind grated
  Wholemeal breadcrumbs 5 Ounce (125 Gram)
  Hard boiled egg 1 , shelled and chopped
  Raw egg 1 , beaten
  Cream cheese 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Sea salt 1 Pinch
  Freshly ground black pepper 1 Pinch
  Ground mace 1 Pinch
  Vegetable oil 4 Fluid Ounce (120 Milliliter)
  Grated cheese 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Peel the onions
2.Cut a slice off the top of each onion about 1/3 inch (1 cm) from the top.
3.Boil the onions in salted water for 15 minutes.
4.Drain the onions
5.Set aside to cool
6.When the onions have cooled, squeeze each one. This will push out most of the inner layers
7.Retain a few of the layers on the outside as a shell for the stuffing
8.Preheat oven to 400°F/200°C (Gas Mark 6)

MAKING
9.In a small bowl, set aside the inner onions layers
10.Add the spinach, nuts and lemon to the chopped onions.
11.Add the breadcrumbs, eggs, cream cheese and seasonings to the bowl
12.Mix well
13.Stuff the prepared onion shells with this mixture.

FINALIZING
14.Lay out the onions into a shallow baking dish
15.Drizzle oil over the top of the onions.
16.Sprinkle with the grated cheese.
17.Bake for 30 minutes at 400°F/200°C (Gas Mark 6). Baste the onions occasionally with extra oil or butter as required

SERVING
18.Serve hot immediately

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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