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spinach torta

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Joanne Bellezza-Loughlin
Bridgewater, NJ

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!

★★★★★ 1
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For spinach torta

  • 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

How To Make spinach torta

  • 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.