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Spinach Pie

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Ingredients
  Phyllo/Strudel pastry leaves 1⁄2 Pound
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Coarsely chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Frozen chopped spinach 30 Ounce, thawed (Three 10 Ounce Packages)
  Eggs 3 , well beaten
  Feta cheese 1⁄2 Pound
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

1. Bring pastry to room temperature.
2 In a medium-sized heat-resistant non-metallic bowl melt butter in Microwave Oven 30 (40) seconds. Add onion and heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 3 (4) minutes or until tender.
3. Press all moisture out of spinach and blot dry.
4 Combine spinach, onion, eggs, cheese, parsley, salt and pepper in a large bowl; stir until well blended.
5 Brush a 9-inch square non-metallic baking dish lightly with some of the % cup melted butter.
6 In the bottom of the baking dish layer 8 pastry leaves, one by one, brushing the top of each with some of the melted butter.
7. Spread evenly with spinach mixture.
8 Repeat the layering process with 8 more leaves.
9. Trim off uneven edges of pastry. Cut through the pastry layer to form squares.
10. Pour any remaining butter over the top. Bake in Microwave Oven, uncovered, 8 (10) minutes, turning 1/2 turn after 4 (5) minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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