Simple Spinach Pie Recipe
Need a new and exciting breakfast or lunch idea, this simple spinach pie is a fabulous option.
- 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
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.
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