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Turkish Mina De Espinaca Con Carne

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Category: Beef, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Matzos
  • 1 lb Fresh spinach
  • 1 md Onion, chopped
  • 6 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1 lb Ground beef
  • 2 tb Pignolia, optional
  • 1 ts Salt, or to taste
  • 1 pn Allspice
  • 1 c Mashed potatoes
  • 3 Eggs


Soak the unbroken matzos in cold water until soft. Drain very well on a
cloth or paper towel. Squeeze if necessary. (This step is important, or the
mina will be too soggy and not crunchy.) Wash the s pinach well, drain
thoroughly, and dry, then chop lightly. Saute the onion in 2 tbsp oil. Add
the meat and cook until browned. Just before it is done, add the pignolias,
if using. Season with salt an d allspice. Degrease. Cook the spinach
briefly, just until it wilts. Drain and mix with meat and potatoes. Beat
two eggs well and add to the spinach-meat mixture. Preheat oven to 400F.
Grease a pie p late or square baking pan with 2 tbsp oil. Cover the bottom
of the pan with 2 whole matzos. If they break up, you can patch them.
Spread the spinach-meat mixture on top. Cover with the remaining 2 ma tzos.
Brush the top with the remaining 2 tbsp oil. Beat the remaining egg and
spread over all. Bake 50 min or until top is lightly browned.

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