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CROSTINI WITH SPANAKOPITA Recipe

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This recipe for CROSTINI WITH SPANAKOPITA, by , is from GOURMET GIRLS COOKBOOK, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Wednesday, April 15, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
CROSTINI:
cup (1 stick) butter
About loaf French Bread, sliced as thinly as possible (about 25 pieces)
1 Tablespoon minced Garlic
Ground White Pepper (use fresh, if possible)
cup grated Parmesan Cheese

SPANAKOPITA:
4 ounces Feta Cheese
2 ounces Cream Cheese, at room temperature
1 1/2 Tablespoons Pine Nuts, roughly chopped
2 ounces fresh Spinach, blanched, drained, squeezed dry and chopped
1 pinch ground White Pepper
1 pinch granulated Garlic or Garlic Powder

Directions:
Directions:
CROSTINI:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt butter over moderate heat. Let sit until milky solids sink to the bottom. Skim off golden melted butter from top.
Discard solids. Spread bread slices on a cookie sheet. Combine melted Butter and Garlic. Add Pepper to taste. Brush butter onto bread slices.
Bake for 10 minutes or until slightly crisp. Sprinkle baked slices with Parmesan cheese. Return to the oven for a minute so cheese can melt. Remove from oven; let cool.

SPANAKOPITA:
Combine Feta cheese, cream cheese, pine nuts, spinach, white pepper and garlic in a medium bowl. Mix well with hands. Put small amounts of mixture on crostini. Warm in oven for about 3 minutes. Serve warm.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-12

 

 

 

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