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Savory Spinach Pie

Even those who aren't morning people will break into smiles when they taste this super spinach pie. Serves with cinnamon rolls and fresh fruit, it will surely get your day off to a sunny start!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute onion in butter. Remove from the heat; stir in spinach, salt and nutmeg.
  • In a large bowl, combine the cottage cheese, cream, cheese and eggs. Stir in spinach mixture. Pour into pastry shell.
  • Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 327 calories, 20g fat (10g saturated fat), 144mg cholesterol, 542mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 12g protein.

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