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Nonni's Spinach Tiella Recipe

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4 cups all-purpose flour
1 package Active Dry Yeast
Tbsp. sugar
1 cup water
1-2 bags Fresh Spinach
Olive Oil
Cheese (recommended: feta, mozzarella or parmesean)

Making the dough/crust:

1. Combine yeast with cup of water & Tbsp. sugar
1a. Let sit for a few minutes to allow the water/yeast mixture to rise

2. Add a pinch of salt to the flour in a mixing bowl

3. Add the yeast mixture to the flour
3.a. Add about cup of warm water to flour mixture.
3.b. Knead dough in bowl adding more flour as needed
3.c. Add 1-2 Tbsp. of olive oil

4. Set dough aside & let rise - cover the bowl with a dishtowel and place in a warm oven about 1 hour

Spinach Filling:

1. Wash 1-2 bags fresh spinach, squeeze out excess water
2. Season with garlic, salt & pepper
3. Add raisins
4. Add feta or other cheese, if desired

Put It All Together:

1. Coat a pie pan or baking pan with oil.

2. Roll out dough & place it in the pan for the bottom layer of crust

3. Fill with the spinach mixture adding more oil & cheese, if desired

4. Cover with the top layer of dough and trim/pinch the edges

5. Make a few wholes on the top of the crust with a fork to vent

Bake at 400 for approx. 30 minutes

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Preparation Time:
1 hr & 20 min




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