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Greek Style Sausage Roll

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This greek style sausage roll is a pork sausage roll prepared with phyllo dough. Prepared with a cooked filling of sausage with onions and spinach with cheese and parsley for flavor, the phyllo dough layers are rolled and baked to a golden brown to serve.
Ingredients
  Bulk pork sausage 1 Pound
  Finely chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
  Frozen chopped spinach 10 Ounce, thawed and drained (1 Package)
  Feta cheese 1⁄4 Pound, crumbled
  Finely chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  White pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Frozen phyllo dough 10 , thawed (17X 13-Inch Rectangles)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted
Directions

In large skillet, cook sausage and onion over medium-high heat until sausage is done and onion is tender, stirring occasionally Drain.
Stir in spinach, feta cheese, parsley, white pepper and egg.
Set aside.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Unfold phyllo dough.
Spread 1 sheet flat; top with another sheet of phyllo.
Gently brush with some of melted butter.
Top with remaining sheets of phyllo, brushing each with butter.
Reserve 1 tablespoon butter for top of pastry.
Spread sausage-spinach mixture lengthwise over bottom third of layered phyllo dough to within 2 inches of ends.
Fold ends over.
Carefully roll up phyllo.
Place roll, seam side down, on lightly greased baking sheet; brush with reserved 1 tablespoon butter.
Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden.
To serve, cut into slices.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas

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