Spinach Ricotta Pie

1
Margaret Jacobs

By
@BakingChemist

I got this recipe years ago from the nutrition department at Mass General Hospital. The hospital used to serve this in their cafeteria. Tasty and easy. I also use the filling for calzones and lasagna.

You can lighten up the recipe by using low fat cheeses and sour cream plus egg substitute if desired.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
50 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    ricotta cheese
  • 3 large
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 lb
    fresh spinach, chopped or small package frozen chopped spinach, thawed
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, margarine or oil
  • 1 pinch
    black pepper
  • 1 pinch
    dried basil
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • ·
    paprika
  • 1
    pie crust shell

How to Make Spinach Ricotta Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Saute the onion in butter (or oil) until translucent. Mix together the ricotta cheese, eggs, spinach, cooked onion, cheddar cheese, flour, salt, pepper and basil.
  2. Line a deep dish pie plate or 8 X 8" square pan with pie crust. Spread the spinach mixture into the crust. Top with sour cream and sprinkle with paprika.
  3. Bake at 375 F for 45-55 minutes until set and golden brown.

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About Spinach Ricotta Pie

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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