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Greek Spinach Pie

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Ingredients
  Spinach 4 Pound
  Herbs 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Onion 1
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Phyllo pastry 10
  Olive oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Pick over the spinach and wash thoroughly with cold water.

MAKING
3. In a pan, put together the chopped herbs and spinach; cook without any added water until spinach is tender.
4. In a ladle, heat some oil and add to the spinach; add seasonings to taste.
5. In a blender, process the mixture until smooth.

FINALISING
6. In a large pie dish, line bottom with 5 sheets of the phyllo pastry and brush each sheet with oil.
7. Spread spinach mixture on top.
8. Cover with remaining 5 sheets and brush every sheet with oil.
9. Sprinkle very little water on top and bake in oven for 35 minutes until top is golden brown.

SERVING
10. Using a knife, slice pie into serving size wedges and serve hot.

TIPS
If the pastry browns very quickly, then, cover it with a grease proof paper and reduce the temperature of oven.
The paper can be removed when the oven cools down slightly.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Spinach
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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