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Spinach Squares

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Spinach Squares is one of the most yummy treats I have come across. Prepare and surprise your family with a delicious Spinach Squares using this recipe.
Ingredients
  Fresh spinach/2 packages. frozen spinach, thawed 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Feta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), crumbled fine
  Chopped fresh parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried dill weed 1 Teaspoon
  Dried mint 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 5 , well-beaten
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon
  Mostaccioli 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Uncooked)
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Half and half 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Place spinach in a colander.
Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Let stand 1/2 hour.
Butter an 11" x 7" baking dish; set aside.
Squeeze spinach to remove excess water.
Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a medium skillet.
Saute' onion in oil until golden.
In a large bowl, combine spinach, sauteed onions, feta cheese, parsley, dill, mint, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper.
Add 5 well-beaten eggs.
Mix thoroughly; set aside.
Bring water to a rapid boil in a heavy 2 quart saucepan.
Add 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon oil.
Gradually add mostaccioli, being sure water continues to boil.
Cook mostaccioli uncovered until tender but firm, stirring occasionally.
Drain.
In a medium bowl, combine 1 slightly beaten egg, half and half and cooked mostaccioli.
Arrange mostaccioli mixture evenly in bottom of prepared baking dish.
Carefully spoon spinach mixture over top of mostaccioli mixture.
Dot with butter.
Place baking dish in cold oven.
Set temperature control at 350°F (175°C).
Bake 45 minutes.
Cut in twenty-four 1-1/2 inch squares.
Serve hot or warm.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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