Spinach Torta

Joanne Bellezza-Loughlin

By
@Joannebl

This is one of those dishes that can be cut into small squares and served at a buffet or served as a meatless dinner along with a salad (which is what I did tonight!) It's very rich, so a little goes a long way..... Sooooo good!


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Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

2 box
frozen spinach
3 lb
onions, sliced thin
olive oil
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese
1 pkg
cream cheese, room temperature
4-5
eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 c
italian bread crumbs
salt and pepper to taste
1 pkg
pillsbury ready pie crust

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Thaw, drain and squeeze the spinach well to remove any liquid. Place in a large bowl.
2
Saute onions in a large skillet in olive oil over medium heat until soft and translucent - approximately 15 minutes.
3
Add the parmesan cheese, softened cream cheese, eggs, bread crumbs and salt and pepper to the spinach. Mix well.
4
Add the spinach mixture to the onions and mix well.
5
Roll out one of the pie crusts and place into the bottom of a 9 x 13 inch casserole dish. Fill with the spinach mixture.
6
Roll out the second pie crust and place on top of casserole. Prick the top pie crust with a fork and brush with a little oil.
7
Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Let cool around 10 minutes or so before cutting into squares. Can serve at room temperature.

About this Recipe

Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian