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Simple Spinach Pie Recipe

Need a new and exciting breakfast or lunch idea, this simple spinach pie is a fabulous option. 
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Thaw pie crust 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 177kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 TBSP coconut oil or olive oil
  • 1 small onion minced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 10 oz package of frozen chopped spinach thawed and drained
  • 1/3 cup liquid egg whites or 2 whole eggs.
  • 1 cup low fat cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup of feta cheese
  • 1 refrigerated pie crust

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Prepare pie crust or take your bought pie crust out of the refrigerator and follow the directions on the box for preparing. The one I have used is Immaculate brand and it says to let it get to room temperature for 25-30 minutes before unrolling into the pie dish.
  • Heat oil in a small pan
  • Cook the chopped onion and garlic for about 10 minutes until onions are translucent.
  • In a small bowl, add the spinach (be sure to squeeze all the water out), balsamic, oregano, cottage cheese, feta cheese, egg whites, and pepper.
  • Add the onions and garlic after soft and mix together evenly.
  • Spoon into pie crust
  • Cook for 20 minutes. Cover the crust foil or crust shield.to keep from getting too brown.

Nutrition

Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 351mg | Potassium: 186mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 4290IU | Vitamin C: 2.8mg | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 1.5mg