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Spinach in Phyllo

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Category: Vegetarian, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lb Spinach, fresh
  • 2 c Onion; minced
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 5 Garlic cloves; crushed
  • pn Nutmeg
  • pn Fennel
  • pn Salt, pepper
  • 1 pk Phyllo, whole wheat
  • 1/4 c Corn oil or soy margarine,
  • -melted


Preheat oven to 375.

Boil 2 quarts of salted water. Place spinach in the boiling water for 2 to
3 seconds and remove.

Place in colander, rinse under cold water and squeeze out excess water.

Saute onions in olive oil until soft, about 6 to 8 minutes. Add garlic and
cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Set aside.

When onions and garlic have cooled, mix them with spinach and add
seasonings. Set aside.

Place a phyllo sheet on a dry work surface. Using a pastry brush, lightly
coat it with corn oil. Place a second sheet over the first and brush with

Fold the phyllo into thirds vertically, making a strip about 4" wide.

Place 2/3 cup of spinach filling on bottom left corn of phyllo. Encase it
by folding the left-hand, bottom corner over the filling, forming a
triangle with two equal sides.

Continue folding at a right angle to the end of the strip.

Repeat with remaining phyllo sheets until all filling is used.

Bake for 12 to 15 minutes until golden brown.

Serve immediately or store up to one week in refrigerator or freeze.

Per serving: 214 cal; 6 g prot; 168 mg sod; 18 g carb; 14 g fat; 0 mg chol;
84 mg calcium

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