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           Curried Sweet Potato Squares With Peanut Phyllo Crust
 
 Recipe By     : Gourmet November 1994
 Serving Size  : 9    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Gourmet Magazine & Web           Potatoes
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         ***FOR FILLING***
    2      large         sweet potatoes
    2      tablespoons   fresh orange juice
    2      tablespoons   major grey’s chutney -- any large pieces
                         -- chopped
    2      tablespoons   unsalted butter -- melted
    1      liter         large egg -- beaten lightly
    1      teaspoon      curry powder
      1/2  teaspoon      freshly grated orange zest
                         ***
      1/4  cup           unsalted butter -- melted
    1      teaspoon      curry powder
    6                    phyllo sheets -- stacked between 2
                         -- sheets wax paper
                         -- and covered with a
                         -- kitchen towel
      1/3  cup           peanuts -- chopped very fine
 
 Make filling:
 
 Preheat oven to 450øF.
 
 Prick potatoes and bake in middle of oven 1 1/2 hours, or until very soft.  Sco
 op flesh into a bowl and beat in remaining filling ingredients with salt to tas
 te.  Filling may be made 2 days ahead and chilled, covered.
 
 Reduce oven temperature to 425øF.
 
 In a small bowl stir together butter and curry powder.  Put 1 phyllo sheet on a
  work surface with long side facing you.  Brush left half of phyllo with some c
 urry butter and sprinkle with about 1 teaspoon peanuts.  Fold plain half over a
 nd fold in each end to make an 8-inch square.  Brush top with curry butter and 
 sprinkle with about 1 teaspoon peanuts.
 
 Arrange phyllo in an 8-inch square baking pan.  Fold butter, and sprinkle 2 mor
 e phyllo sheets in same manner, arranging them in baking pan as prepared.
 
 Spread filling on bottom crust.  Fold butter, and sprinkle remaining 3 phyllo s
 heets in same manner, arranging over filling to form top crust and inverting la
 st sheet so that folded-over phyllo is on underside.
 
 Bake sweet potato mixture in middle of oven 20 minutes, or until crust is flaky
  and golden, and cut into squares.
 
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