Spinach Pies - Taste of Beirut
Spinach Pies - Taste of Beirut
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  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    These spinach turnovers are in the top three best savory pastries on the Lebanese table. Not only are they light and vegan, they can be made with other greens as well. In Lebanon, mountain residents like to fill them with wild sorrel (hummayadah) or purslane (bakleh). The pastries freeze well, for about two weeks.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup warm water
    • 1 tsp sugar
    • 3 cups unbleached all purpose flour
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 2 lbs fresh spinach
    • 4 large onions
    • ¼ cup ground sumac or allspice
    • 1 tbsp salt plus more as needed
    • 1 tsp pepper black or white
    • ? cup olive oil extra virgin
    • ¼ cup lemon juice
    • ? cup pine nuts soaked in water for one hour (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 35
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 134 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 14.82%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 5.83%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 293 mg 12.21%
    • Calcium: 30 mg 2.96%
    • Potassium: 164 mg 4.69%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 8.13%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 10 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.26%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 49.15%
    • Vitamin C 13.51%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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