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Spinach Cheese Squares

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  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon (Null)
  Green onions with tops/Null 2 , sliced (Null)
  Chopped fresh parsley/Null 1 Tablespoon (Null)
  Dried dill weed/Null 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Null)
  Packed spinach/Null 2 Cup (32 tbs), shredded (Fresh Ones)
  Feta cheese/Null 2 Ounce, crumbled (Null)
  Egg/Null 1 , beaten (Null)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted (Null)
  Olive oil/Null 2 Tablespoon (Null)
  Filo sheet/Strudel dough 8 , thawed (Null)

Melt 1 tablespoon butter or margarine in a medium saucepan.
Add green onions; saute 1 minute.
Add parsley, dillweed and spinach; stir.
Cover and cook over low heat until spinach is wilted and tender, 3 to 5 minutes.
Drain spinach mixture, using a fine sieve and pressing to release all liquid.
In a small bowl, combine drained spinach mixture, cheese and egg.
Combine 1/4 cup melted butter or margarine and olive oil in a small bowl.
Spread 1 sheet filo or strudel dough on a flat surface.
Keep remaining sheets covered with plastic wrap or a barely damp cloth.
Brush sheet with butter-oil mixture.
Fold in half crosswise; brush again.
Cut sheet into 3-inch crosswise strips.
Place about 2 teaspoons spinach filling 1/3 the distance from 1 end of each strip.
Fold shorter end over filling.
Fold long sides of strip over filling.
Turn filling over and over to end of strip, forming a square package.
Brush tops with butter-oil mixture.
Repeat with remaining dough sheets and filling.
Squares may be refrigerated, tightly covered, until needed or overnight.
Preheat oven to 400F (205C).
Lightly grease a baking sheet.
Place squares on greased baking sheet, 1 inch apart.
Bake until lightly browned, 15 to 20 minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1958 Calories from Fat 1014

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 115 g176.8%

Saturated Fat 52.4 g262.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 415.1 mg138.4%

Sodium 1577 mg65.7%

Total Carbohydrates 186 g62.2%

Dietary Fiber 10.8 g43.4%

Sugars 11.8 g

Protein 45 g90.4%

Vitamin A 196.9% Vitamin C 73.4%

Calcium 45.1% Iron 28.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spinach Cheese Squares Recipe