3 oz Butter, Melted
8 Sheets, Filo Pastry
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
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
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