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Individual Spinach Pies or Spanakopita

by on August 29, 2014 · 0 comments

Once in a blue moon I post a savory dish, and today is one of those days — -or evening, rather. I had some leftover phyllo dough and decided to make individual spinach pies as a prequel to our dinner.

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These are larger than what you’d find in the grocery store freezer, but not quite as big as a typical serving of “spanakopita”. You could serve them as appetizers or pair them salad and a glass of wine and call them a meal. Or double or triple the recipe! I kept the batch small because there are only 3 of us and we generally eat these as appetizers or for a light lunch.

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Published on August 29, 2014

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