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Hornazo with Spinach and Cheese Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/2 cup warm water
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped
- 1 cup shredded cheese
- 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

Special Equipment Needed:
- Large bowl
- Rolling pin
- Baking sheet
- Skillet

Step-by-Step Instructions:
1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt.
3. Add the olive oil and warm water and mix until a dough forms.
4. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to a 1/4-inch thickness.
5. Place the dough on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
6. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat.
7. Add the garlic and spinach and cook until the spinach is wilted, about 5 minutes.
8. Remove from heat and stir in the cheese and parsley.
9. Spread the spinach mixture over the partially baked dough.
10. Bake for an additional 15 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Temperature: 375°F
Serving Size: 8 slices

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 203
Fat: 11g
Carbohydrates: 17g
Protein: 8g

Substitutions for Ingredients:
- Olive oil can be substituted with vegetable oil
- Fresh spinach can be substituted with frozen spinach
- Shredded cheese can be substituted with grated cheese
- Fresh parsley can be substituted with dried parsley

- Add cooked sausage or bacon to the spinach mixture
- Substitute the cheese with feta or goat cheese
- Add diced tomatoes to the spinach mixture

Tips and Tricks:
- Make sure to roll out the dough evenly for a crisp crust
- Use a light hand when stirring the spinach mixture to prevent the cheese from melting

Storage Instructions:
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating Instructions:
Reheat in the oven at 350°F for 10 minutes.

Presentation Ideas:
Serve the hornazo with a side of sour cream and fresh herbs.

Garnish with fresh parsley and grated cheese.

Pair the hornazo with a crisp white wine or a light beer.

Suggested Side Dishes:
Serve the hornazo with a side salad or roasted vegetables.

Troubleshooting Advice:
- If the dough is too dry, add a few tablespoons of warm water
- If the dough is too wet, add a few tablespoons of flour

Food Safety Advice:
Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours of cooking.

Food History:
Hornazo is a traditional Spanish dish that dates back to the 16th century. It is typically served during Easter celebrations.

Flavor Profiles:
The hornazo has a savory flavor with hints of garlic and cheese.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve the hornazo as an appetizer or as a main course.

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Region: Spanish

Taste: Savory, Cheesy, Tangy, Herby, Salty