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Mini Spanakopita

INGREDIENTS:

20

MAKES

600 g of spinach (fresh or frozen)

3 spring onions  

3 tablespoons of chopped parsley 

1 teaspoon of chopped dill  (or 1/2 teaspoon of dry dill)

200 g of feta cheese (sheep or cows or goat) 

2 eggs

1 teaspoon of "Baharat "spice (optional)

5 filo pastry sheets -cut into squares 

1/2 to 1 cup of olive oil or melted butter for brushing 

2 teaspoons of  white or black or both sesame seed for sprinkle (optional) 

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METHOD:

1.Cook the spinach with some water (if using fresh spinach)until soft and dry. 

2.Mix the spinach with the green onions, parsley and dill.

3.Crumb the cheese with your hands and add to the spinach mix. 

4.Mix the eggs in a separate bowl and add it to the mix.

5.Add a bit of salt pepper and Baharat spice.(optional).

6.Heat the oven to 200Cº

7.Cut the fillo pastry into small squares.

8.Fill with 1-2 teaspoons in each one and fold the sides, into a small parcel.

9.Brush with olive oil and then roll twice.

10.Brush again with olive oil.

11.Repeat with the rest of the pastry. 

12.Sprinkle with the sesame seeds.

13.Bake  for 15-20 min until golden brown and leave to cool for a bit.

14.Serve with a big greek salad or the Israeli salad and some olives. 

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