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                            TURKEY & SPINACH PIE
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Poultry
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       oz           Butter, Melted
    8                    Sheets, Filo Pastry
                         Sesame Seeds
                         Prepared Vegetables to Serve
                         -----FOR THE FILLING-----
    8       oz           Fresh Spinach
                         Salt and Pepper
    1       tb           Oil
    1       lg           Onion, Peeled and Sliced
    1                    Clove Garlic, Peeled and
                         -Crushed
      1/2   ts           Ground Cumin
    1       lb           Turkey Mince
    4       oz           Mozzarella Cheese, Grated
      1/2   ts           Ground Nutmeg
 
   Preheat Oven to 190C/375F/Gas Mark 5.
   
   Trim spinach and wash it thoroughly. Put leaves in a
   large pan with no extra water but a little salt, and
   cook, covered, for 3-5 minutes, shaking pan
   occasionally, until leaves are soft. Drain Well.
   
   Brush a shallow 8-inch pie dish with melted butter and
   line with 6 sheets of pastry, brushing each sheet with
   melted butter. Ensure pastry edges overlap edges of
   dish.
   
   Heat oil in a pan and saute sliced onion until
   starting to soften. Stir in garlic and cumin, and cook
   for 1 minute.
   
   Mix turkey with plenty of seasoning, then add
   mozzarella cheese and ground nutmeg. Place half the
   spinach in base of dish. Cover with half the onion
   mixture, then spread with meat. add final layer of
   onions, then top with remaining spinach.
   
   Brush remaining sheets of filo pastry with butter. Cut
   into strips and arrange at random over top of pie.
   Sprinkle with sesame seeds, then bake in preheated
   oven for 30 minutes, or until golden brown and tender.
   Serve with prepared vegetables.
  
 
 
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