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    Spanakopita (Greek Greens Pie )

    Spanakopita (Greek Greens Pie ). Photo by Kathy228

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 15 mins

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    45 mins

    Kathy228's Note:

    Not entirely authentic - but very good. A combination of mustard greens and spinach is delicious. Layering the phyllo dough isn't difficult once you get into it. IMPORTANT: As you work, keep the phyllo pkg covered with a damp towel so it won't dry out.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6

    Yield:

    pie

    Units: US | Metric

    SPINACH

    ONIONS

    CHEESE

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook spinach til tender; drain, lightly squeeze out excess water and place in med bowl. Add 1 tbsp olive oil, lemon juice and rind to spinach; mix well. Set aside.
    2. 2
      Saute onions with spices in 2 tbsp olive oil until onions are transparent. Stir in rice, water and raisins; heat through. Set aside.
    3. 3
      In separate bowl, beat eggs lightly with pepper. Add feta cheese and mix well. Set aside.
    4. 4
      In a 9" oiled deep pie pan, lay one sheet of phyllo on the bottom of the pan and brush entire surface with melted butter. Top with 7 more sheets, one by one, brushing each and rotating each sheet 20 degrees. There will be over-hang.
    5. 5
      Over that, carefully layer the onion mixture, then the spinach, then the cheese.
    6. 6
      Cover with a top 'crust' of phyllo by repeating same procedure as step 4: Eight sheets, each brushed with butter and rotated.
    7. 7
      Roll-up the overhanging dough to form a seal. Brush top with melted butter.
    8. 8
      Bake 350 degrees, for 1/2 hour. Lay a piece of foil over top and continue to bake for another 1/2 hour or until done.
    9. 9
      Allow to cool to room temperature before eating.

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    Nutritional Facts for Spanakopita (Greek Greens Pie )

    Serving Size: 1 (441 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 897.7
     
    Calories from Fat 492
    54%
    Total Fat 54.6 g
    84%
    Saturated Fat 30.4 g
    152%
    Cholesterol 218.1 mg
    72%
    Sodium 2118.2 mg
    88%
    Total Carbohydrate 74.2 g
    24%
    Dietary Fiber 4.4 g
    17%
    Sugars 11.7 g
    46%
    Protein 29.0 g
    58%

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