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Spaniakopita Recipe

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Melinda Hinkson


1 pkg frozen spinach
2 T butter
2 T olive oil
1 can artichoke hearts
1 leak, chopped
1 T chopped garlic
Chopped green onions if desired
1 tsp dill
1/2 C crumbled feta cheese

Defrost spinach and using a towel, wring out as much water as possible
Prehat oven to 350 degrees
In a large saucepan, heat 2 tablespoons butter with 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil over medium-high heat
Add artichoke hearts, leeks, green onions, and garlic to butter/oil mixture, saute for 5-8 minutes and add spinach and dill
Continue to cook, until mixture looks dry, about 15 minutes
Remove from heat, add feta, and stir to combine
Taste for seasoning, and add salt & pepper; set aside

Using a 13x9 pan, place one sheet of phyllo in pan, brush with melted butter
Repeat until you have a total of 10 sheets of phyllo
Carefully spoon in the spinach filling
Place a sheet of phyllo on top of the spinach, brush with melted butter
Repeat until you have 10 sheets of phyllo
Using a sharp knife, slice into squares
Bake for 45 minutes at 350 degrees
Remove from oven, and let cool for 30 minutes, or until you can easily remove the squares




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