If you love spinach pie, this one is perfect for a light lunch or dinner.
1 (10 oz.) Bag fresh spinach
1 (24 oz.) Carton ricotta cheesse
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup red bell pepper, chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease a 9-inch deep pie plate.
Rinse off spinach, dry and tear into bite sized pieces.
In a large bowl, combine the spinach, ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, eggs and bell pepper; mix thoroughly. Spread mixture into the pie dish (make it a little thinner in the middle).
Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until the center is set and the edges are nicely browned.
=> Spinach Pie Recipe: Savory 3-Cheese Spinach Pie Rolls
Spinach and phyllo were made for each other. The various flavors of cheese in this recipe meld together perfectly to create a delicious eating experience.
1 (10 oz.) Package frozen chopped spinach, thawed
1 (12 oz.) Container small curd cottage cheese
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 cups Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup onion, chopped
2 sheets frozen phyllo pastry, thawed
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Lightly grease a medium sized baking sheet.
Squeeze thawed spinach dry.
In a large bowl, combine the spinach, cottage cheese, Parmesan cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, egg and onion; mix well. Spread half of the spinach mixture onto each phyllo pastry sheet.
Roll the pastry sheets up and pinch the ends to tightly seal. Arrange on the baking sheet. Make a few slits on top of each phyllo roll. Bake for 40 minutes, until golden brown.
=> Spinach Pie Recipe: Spinach Pie with Bacon
Bacon lovers will have another favorite dish after they taste this delicious spinach pie. This recipe features fresh spinach, crisp bacon, cheese and spices.
6 slices bacon
3 cups spinach, rinsed and chopped
2 teaspoons white sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup minced onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
2 cups scalded milk
9-inch unbaked pastry crust
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
In a skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until brown and slightly crisp; drain onto paper towels. Crumble bacon and sprinkle onto the bottom of the pie crust. Add spinach on top.
In a bowl, beat together the eggs, sugar, salt, onion powder, minced onion, garlic and pepper. Slowly add in the scalded milk. Pour mixture over spinach. Top with Monterey Jack cheese.
Bake for 20 to 30 minutes, or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
=> Spinach Pie Recipe: Spinach Pie with Italian Sausage
For a little something special, try this spinach pie that features fresh Italian sausage and ricotta cheese.
1 pound bulk Italian sausage
2 (10 oz.) Packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed
4 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
3/4 cup ricotta cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 (10-inch) pie pastry crusts
1 tablespoon water
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Squeeze the thawed spinach dry.
In a skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until brown; drain.
Separate one egg and set the yolk aside.
In a mixing bowl, combine the egg white and the remaining eggs. Add in the spinach, mozzarella cheese, ricotta cheese, salt, garlic powder, pepper and sausage; mix well.
Line a 10-inch pie plate with one pastry crust. Pour the spinach filling into pie crust. Place remaining pie crust on top and seal edges. Cut slits on top of crust to vent.
In a small bowl, combine the reserved egg yolk with the water. Brush over top crust.
Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until crust is a nice golden brown. Let pie stand for 10 minutes before serving.