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A strong must try, zing of a cuisine with its rare finish of baked duck.

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Yields1 Serving
Prep Time30 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr 15 mins
Ingredients for Duck in Phyllo
 8 tbsp of butter
 2 medium onions finely chopped
 2 celery ribs finely chopped
 ½ cup chopped fresh spinach
 2 tbsp of flour
 1 cup chicken broth
 2 chopped cooked duck breasts
 Dash of salt
 ½ tsp oregano
 ¼ feta cheese
 2 eggs (beaten)
 12 phyllo leaves, thawed
Ingredients for Tzatziki Sauce:
 2 of plain Greek yogurt
 2 cloves of garlic minced
 1 cucumber, peeled and shredded
 3 tbsp of olive oil
 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
 Dash of salt
Directions for Tzatziki Sauce:
1

1. In a small bowl, mix sauce ingredients all together.

2

2. Refrigerate for 2 hours.

Directions for Duck:
3

1. In a frying pan, melt 4 tbsp. of butter over medium heat.

4

2. Add onion and celery and cook until tender.

5

3. Add chopped spinach.

6

4. Stir in flour and cook one minute.

7

5. Gradually stir in chicken broth, cook until thick.

8

6. Add duck, oregano, salt and cheese.

9

7. Cool 10 minutes.

10

8. Stir in eggs.

11

9. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

12

10. Melt remaining 4 tbsp. of butter.

13

11. On a cookie sheet, stack 6 phyllo leaves, brushing each sheet with butter as stacked.

14

12. Repeat with 2nd stack of phyllo leaves.

15

13. Place ½ the duck mixture along the long side of each phyllo stack.

16

14. Roll jelly-roll style.

17

15. Brush with remaining melted butter.

18

16. Bake 30 minutes, until brown. Cut into thick slices and serve with tzatziki sauce.

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Ingredients

Ingredients for Duck in Phyllo
 8 tbsp of butter
 2 medium onions finely chopped
 2 celery ribs finely chopped
 ½ cup chopped fresh spinach
 2 tbsp of flour
 1 cup chicken broth
 2 chopped cooked duck breasts
 Dash of salt
 ½ tsp oregano
 ¼ feta cheese
 2 eggs (beaten)
 12 phyllo leaves, thawed
Ingredients for Tzatziki Sauce:
 2 of plain Greek yogurt
 2 cloves of garlic minced
 1 cucumber, peeled and shredded
 3 tbsp of olive oil
 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
 Dash of salt

Directions

Directions for Tzatziki Sauce:
1

1. In a small bowl, mix sauce ingredients all together.

2

2. Refrigerate for 2 hours.

Directions for Duck:
3

1. In a frying pan, melt 4 tbsp. of butter over medium heat.

4

2. Add onion and celery and cook until tender.

5

3. Add chopped spinach.

6

4. Stir in flour and cook one minute.

7

5. Gradually stir in chicken broth, cook until thick.

8

6. Add duck, oregano, salt and cheese.

9

7. Cool 10 minutes.

10

8. Stir in eggs.

11

9. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

12

10. Melt remaining 4 tbsp. of butter.

13

11. On a cookie sheet, stack 6 phyllo leaves, brushing each sheet with butter as stacked.

14

12. Repeat with 2nd stack of phyllo leaves.

15

13. Place ½ the duck mixture along the long side of each phyllo stack.

16

14. Roll jelly-roll style.

17

15. Brush with remaining melted butter.

18

16. Bake 30 minutes, until brown. Cut into thick slices and serve with tzatziki sauce.

Duck in Phyllo with Tzatziki Sauce

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