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Spinach Pie Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Spinach Pie

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"This is an easy recipe for spanikopita without the filo dough."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    45 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease one 9x13 inch casserole dish.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, feta cheese, cottage cheese, onion, poultry seasoning, dill, pepper and salt. Mix well and pour into prepared dish.
  3. Mix together the breadcrumbs and butter. Sprinkle over spinach mixture and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 03, 2003

Will definitely make it again, but with some alterations. I used 1/2 the spinach so it stayed good and cheesy, but I should have cut the breadcrumbs too (way too much). Next time I'm adding garlic and taking out the poultry seasoning (made it taste like stuffing to me). Note: tastes great the day you make it, but loses its appeal the next day as leftovers.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 23, 2009

I'm sorry but we didn't enjoy this at all. The onions over powered the entire dish. I may make it once more and omit the onions and add 5 eggs to help hold it together.

 
Feb 07, 2008

I followed the advice of a few reviewers (and my own instincts) and made a few changes: I cut the spinach in half and the breadcrumbs in half; I added 2 eggs to make it cuttable; I skipped the dill and poultry seasoning and instead added 1 teaspoon minced garlic; I also substituted 15 ounces of ricotta for the 8 ounces of cottage cheese.

 
Dec 26, 2006

I liked it..but changed it a bit- used mozzarella instead of feta, omitted the dill and poultry seasoning and added four eggs to make it 'cuttable' ...it was delicious! oh, and I used frozen spinach without any problems, I just made sure that I defrosted it and squeezed all of the water out.

 
Nov 01, 2005

This is such a flavorful dish, you wouldn't know you were eating spinach! Rather than going to the extra effort of buying or making a pie crust, we just baked it in a shallow casserole dish. The only change I made, was using ricotta cheese rather than cottage. It's a little on the salty side, so, if watching your salt, cut back a bit on the poultry seasoning. I used the left overs the next day in an omlette and it was amazing! Will definately make again and again and again. This may replace the boring green bean casserole at Thanksgiving!

 
Mar 05, 2010

So yummy! Made a few changes- saute'd onions in some olive oil, then threw in the spinach and cooked them for about 3 min's. Then I added feta and instead of cottage cheese, I used a dollop of creme fraiche. I let everything cook together in the pan for a couple of minutes, then placed it in the casserole dish. I omitted the butter and just sprinkled breadcrumbs on top and baked it for about 10 min's. Unbelievably tasty!

 
Dec 03, 2004

A nice light dish, good with soup. It's kind of like a warm salad. Oh yeah, and note to self: next time don't use frozen spinach....

 
Aug 29, 2002

Very yummy! Only when I make it, I use about 1/2 of the ammount of bread crumbs the recipe calls for. I prefer to taste the spinach and cheeses most and the crust least. This is a very quick and easy alternative to spanikopita!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 383 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 35.5 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 57 mg
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 18.9 g
  • 29%
  • Fiber
  • 6 g
  • 24%
  • Protein
  • 19.9 g
  • 40%
  • Sodium
  • 1012 mg
  • 40%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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