Spinach and Cheese Pie

Spinach and Cheese Pie

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  • 2

    tbsp olive oil

  • cups chopped green onions

  • 1

    lb. frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry

  • Finely grated rind of 1 lemon

  • ½

    cup chopped flat-leaf parsley

  • 6

    ounces feta cheese, crumbled

  • cups whole-milk, small-curd cottage cheese

  • ½

    cup finely grated Romano cheese

  • 1


  • ½

    tsp salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • ¼

    tsp nutmeg

  • 8

    sheets filo dough

  • 2

    tbsp melted butter


Preheat oven to 400F Heat olive oil in 2-quart saucepan. Add onions and saute' until tender, about 3 minutes. Add spinach and cook 1 minutes. Remove pan from heat. Stir lemon rind, parsley and feta cheese into spinach mixture. Combine cottage cheese, Romano cheese and egg in a small bowl. Stir until well blended. Add to spinach mixture. Add salt, pepper and nutmeg; stir well. Scrape filling into a 9-inch pie plate or 8-inch square baking dish. Bake 15 minutes. Remove from oven. Brush one sheet of filo dough with melted butter, keeping remaining sheets covered with a cloth. Crumple filo sheet into a nest shape and place on top of filo. Repeat with remaining filo sheets to cover filling. Bake about 10 minutes, until filo topping is browned.


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