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Italian Filling for Yeast Pasty Dough

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Category: Pork, Italian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Italian sausage
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 1/2 c Pine nuts
  • 1 Clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 lb Spinach, cooked, squeezed
  • -dry and chopped
  • 1 c Ricotta cheese
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • Salt and freshly ground
  • -pepper
  • 1 Egg beaten with 1
  • -tablespoon milk or water


Remove sausage from casings, crumble into skillet; saute over
medium-high heat until browned. Drain well and transfer to mixing

Heat olive oil and saute pine nuts until golden. Add garlic and cook
briefly. Add to sausage along with spinach, ricotta and egg; mix
well. Season with salt and pepper.

Roll out dough, cut into 4-inch squares. Place 2 tablespoons filling
in center of dough, Fold over. Seal with tines of fork. Place on
lightly greased baking sheet. Let stand in warm place for 15
minutes. Brush with egg wash.

Bake in a 425F oven for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

Serve at room temperature.

Makes about 24 buns.

From the San Francisco Chronicle, 8/10/88.

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