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from US 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1/4 cup olive oil 1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained 1/2 lb. Feta cheese 6 oz. cottage cheese 3 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup bread crumbs 1/2 lb. phyllo pastry sheets 1/2 cup butter, melted Saute onion in olive oil for 5 minutes. Add spinach. Simmer over a low flame, stirring occasionally until most of moisture is evaporated. Crumble Feta cheese into small pieces. Add cottage cheese and eggs; mix well. Toss bread crumbs into spinach mixture and add to cheese. Stir until blended. Carefully cut phyllo sheets into thirds. Refrigerate 2/3 until needed and cover remaining third with a slightly damp towel. Remove 1 sheet of phyllo pastry, fold in half lengthwise. Brush with melted butter. Place 1 tablespoon of spinach filling near the end. Fold over in triangle shape. Continue folding like a flag, keeping triangular shape. Lightly butter top. Continue with remaining pastry and filling. Bake in a 425 degrees oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Spanakopita 3


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from US

1 medium
onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup
olive oil
1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen chopped
spinach, thawed and drained
1/2 lb.
Feta
cheese
6 oz.
cottage
cheese
3
eggs, beaten
1/4 cup
bread crumbs
1/2 lb.
phyllo pastry sheets
1/2 cup
butter, melted

Saute
onion in
olive oil for 5 minutes. Add spinach. Simmer over a low flame, stirring occasionally until most of moisture is evaporated. Crumble Feta cheese into small pieces. Add cottage cheese and eggs; mix well. Toss bread crumbs into spinach mixture and add to cheese. Stir until blended. Carefully cut phyllo sheets into thirds. Refrigerate 2/3 until needed and cover remaining third with a slightly damp towel. Remove 1 sheet of phyllo pastry, fold in half lengthwise. Brush with melted butter. Place 1 tablespoon of spinach filling near the end. Fold over in triangle shape. Continue folding like a flag, keeping triangular shape. Lightly butter top. Continue with remaining pastry and filling. Bake in a 425 degrees oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.



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