Tuscan Spinach Torta

Tuscan Spinach Torta Recipe

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Argie Sirago

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Ingredients

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  • 1 pkg
    refrigerated pie crust
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • FILLING INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 c
    unsalted butter
  • 9 oz
    frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/2 c
    red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 c
    sun-dried tomatoes, minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
    oregano
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 4
    eggs, beaten
  • 2 c
    mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 c
    pine nuts, toasted

How to Make Tuscan Spinach Torta

Step-by-Step

  1. To toast nuts, spread on cookie sheet; bake at 350 for 3 to 6 minutes or until light golden brown, stirring occasionally.
  2. Heat oven to 450 degrees.
  3. Prepare pie crust according to package directions for one-crust baked shell using 10" springform pan (or 9" pie pan - refrigerate remaining crust for later use).
  4. Place prepared crust in pan; press in bottom and up sides of pan.
  5. Trim edges if necessary.
  6. Spread mustard over bottom of crust.
  7. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until crust is lightly browned.
  8. Reduce oven to 350 degrees.
  9. Melt butter in large skillet over medium-low heat.
  10. Add spinach, onion and tomatoes; cook and stir 5 to 7 minutes or until onion is crisp-tender.
  11. Remove from heat.
  12. Add Italian seasoning, oregano, garlic powder and salt; mix well.
  13. In large bowl, combine eggs and cheese; mix well.
  14. Stir in spinach mixture.
  15. Spoon evenly into partially baked crust; sprinkle pine nuts evenly over top, pressing in slightly.
  16. Bake for 25 to 35 minutes or until filling and pine nuts are golden brown.
  17. Let stand 10 minutes.

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About Tuscan Spinach Torta

Course/Dish: Eggs, Side Casseroles
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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