Spinach, Fetta & Chive Scones

  • Spinach, Fetta & Chive Scones
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Ingredients

  • 75 g butter, chopped
  • 2 cups sr flour
  • 180 g unseasoned fetta
  • 250 g cooked/ defrosted packet spinach, thawed and drained, with excess fluid removed.
  • 3/4 cups milk
  • 25 g dried chives
  • 30 ml milk, for brushing
  • 50 g butter, softened for serving.

Method

1. Rub butter into the combined flour and pepper until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in fetta.

2. Combine spinach, milk and chives in a large jug and stir into dry ingredients with a table knife. Turn onto a lightly floured bench and knead only until mixture comes together and is smooth.

3. Pat mixture into a thick square, approximately 2cm thick (approximately 22cm x 22cm square) and cut into 9 squares with a sharp knife.

4. Arrange on a floured tray and brush the tops lightly with extra milk. Bake at 200°C for 18-20 minutes or until cooked and golden brown. Wrap in a clean tea towel for 5-10 minutes before serving warm with butter or accompanying a bowl of soup.

* Scones are best made and enjoyed on the same day.

* These scones make a wonderful accompaniment to hot soup during the winter months.

* Leftover scones can be individually wrapped and frozen and then reheated in a microwave for a few seconds before serving.

* Frozen spinach should have all free moisture squeezed out well before using.

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