Whimpy Skimpy Spinach Pie

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You know you are a Rhode Islander when you know what a "Whimpy Skimpy" is! These have been made at Caserta's Pizza on Federal Hill, since 1946. Another R.I. institution!


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15 Min
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1 (10) oz
package of frozen chopped spinach
1 (4) oz
can chopped black olives
stick of pepperoni, chopped into small pieces
1/2 c
shredded mozzarela cheese
garlic powder or salt, to taste
black pepper, to taste
2 lb
pizza dough (store bought or homemade)

How to Make Whimpy Skimpy Spinach Pie


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2Cook the spinach according to package directions; drain well.
  • 3Combine with the black olives, pepperoni, mozzarella, garlic salt, and pepper.
  • 4Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface; cut into 12 equal pieces.
  • 5Place a portion of the spinach mixture in the center of each piece of dough.
  • 6Close each piece of dough, sealing edges to make a turnover.
  • 7Brush each turnover with olive oil; place on baking sheet.
  • 8Bake 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 9Serve immediately.

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About Whimpy Skimpy Spinach Pie

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Other Breads

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