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Spinach Feta Ring

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Ingredients
  Trimmed spinach 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon (15 Milliliter)
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Milk 175 Milliliter (0.75 Cup)
  Crumbled feta cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (125 Milliliter)
  Bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (125 Milliliter)
  Chopped dill 2 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon (1 Milliliter)
  Eggs 3 , beaten
  Lemon wedges 2
Directions

Microwave method: Wash spinach; shake off excess water.
With just the water clinging to leaves, place spinach in 12 cup (3 L) micro-waveable casserole; cover and microwave at High for 3 minutes or just until wilted, stirring once.
Drain and line 4 cup (1 L) microwave-able greased ring mould with 8 to 10 large leaves; set aside.
Squeeze excess moisture from remaining spinach; chop and set aside.
In 8-cup (2 L) microwaveable bowl, combine butter with onion; microwave at High for 2 minutes or until onion is softened, stirring once.
Stir in milk, cheese, bread crumbs, dill, lemon rind, pepper, eggs and reserved chopped spinach; mix well.
Spoon into spinach lined mould; microwave, uncovered, at Medium (50%) for 10 minutes or until slightly firm to the touch and knife inserted 1/2 inch (1 cm) from centre comes out clean, rotating ring mould twice.
Let stand for 5 minutes.
Invert onto serving platter; serve with lemon wedges.
Conventional method: Wash spinach; shake off excess water and place in saucepan.
With just the water clinging to leaves, cook spinach, uncovered, for 3 to 5 minutes or just until wilted.
Drain.
Line 4 cup (1 L) greased ring mould with 8 to 10 leaves; set aside.
Squeeze excess moisture from remaining spinach; chop and place in bowl.
Wipe out skillet and heat butter over medium heat; cook onion for 3 minutes or until softened.
Add to spinach along with milk, cheese, bread crumbs, dill, lemon rind, pepper and eggs; mix well.
Pour into spinach-lined mould; bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until set.
Invert onto serving platter; serve with lemon wedges.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
4

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