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Greek Spinach And Feta Pie

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted and divided
  Eggs 2
  Frozen chopped spinach 10 Ounce, thawed and squeezed dry (1 Package)
  Ricotta cheese 15 Ounce (1 Container)
  Crumbled feta cheese 4 Ounce (1 Package)
  Finely grated lemon peel 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Frozen phyllo dough 16 Ounce, thawed (1 Package)
Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350°F.
Brush 13x9-inch baking dish lightly with butter.
BEAT eggs in medium bowl.
Stir in spinach, ricotta cheese, feta cheese, lemon peel, pepper and nutmeg.
Set aside.
CUT 8 sheets of phyllo dough in half crosswise, forming 16 rectangles about 13x8 1/2 inches each.
Cover dough with damp cloth or plastic wrap while assembling pie.
Reserve remaining dough for another use.
PLACE 1 piece of dough in prepared dish; brush top lightly with butter.
Top with another piece of dough and brush lightly with butter.
Continue layering with 6 pieces of dough, brushing each piece lightly with butter.
Spoon spinach mixture evenly over dough.
Top spinach mixture with piece of dough; brush lightly with butter.
Repeat layering with remaining 7 pieces of dough, brushing each piece lightly with butter.
BAKE, uncovered, 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes

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