Spanakopita (spinach Pie) Recipe

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This recipe was personally prepared by Jo Beth Hartz for the August 2015 meeting with the Curious Cuisiners meeting.

This recipe was from a magazine not identified by Jo Beth.

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30 Min
1 Hr


2 pkg
flako pie crust mix
1 large
onion, chopped
1 stick
4 pkg
frozen chopped spinach, defrosted and drained of excess water
eggs, set aside a little yolk from one of the eggs
1 lb
cottage cheese
3/4 c
grated romano cheese
1/2 c
vegetable oil
1 can(s)
canola oil spray
1/4 lb
feta cheese, crumbled
1 tsp
dill, fresh or dried
salt and pepper to taste


1Heat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare pie crust according to directions on the box.
2Saute onion in whole stick of butter, until translucent. In the meantime, squeeze out all remaining water from the spinach. Add the spinach to the onions, just long enough to cook off any excess liquid. Set aside.
3Grease an 13x 11 inch pan and sides with canola oil spray. Roll out a little more than half of the pie dough and place on bottom and sides of pan.
4Beat eggs and add remaining ingredients. Combine this with the spinach and onions, and place in pie crust. Cover with remaining pie dough. Combine reserved egg yolk with a little oil and brush on crust. With a sharp knife, score the top of the dough to mark where you'd like to later cut and serve the pieces.
5Bake for one hour until nicely browned.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Greek
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy