Greek Spinach Pie Recipe

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Summary

Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexHealthy++
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Frozen chopped spinach10 Ounce, thawed and drained (1 Package)
 1% low fat cottage cheese1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Nonfat buttermilk2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Frozen egg substitute1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), thawed
 Crumbled basil and tomato flavored feta cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Egg white1
 Chopped onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped fresh oregano1 Tablespoon
 Salt free lemon pepper seasoning1 Teaspoon
 Garlic cloves1 Large, minced
 Olive oil flavored vegetable cooking spray1
 Frozen phyllo pastry sheet6 , thawed
 Fine dry breadcrumbs7 Teaspoon, divided (2 Tablespoons Plus 1 Teaspoon)
 Plum tomatoes3 , cut lengthwise into wedges

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1227 Calories from Fat 360

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g61.5%

Saturated Fat 12 g60.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 67.3 mg

Sodium 2190.2 mg91.3%

Total Carbohydrates 149 g49.7%

Dietary Fiber 13.7 g54.7%

Sugars 13.1 g

Protein 84 g168%

Vitamin A 563.7% Vitamin C 175%

Calcium 50.9% Iron 90.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Press spinach between paper towels to remove excess moisture; set spinach aside.
Position knife blade in food processor bowl.
Add cottage cheese and next 5 ingredients; process until smooth.
Add spinach, onion, and next 3 ingredients; process 45 seconds.
Coat an 11- x 7- x 1 1/2-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
Cut phyllo sheets in half crosswise.
Place 1 half-sheet of phyllo in bottom of dish (keep remaining phyllo covered).
Lightly coat phyllo with cooking spray, and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon breadcrumbs.
Repeat layers six times, coating each with cooking spray and sprinkling with 1 teaspoon breadcrumbs.
Top with 1 half-sheet of phyllo; lightly coat with cooking spray.
Spread spinach mixture over phyllo in pan.
Top spinach mixture with remaining 4 phyllo half-sheets, coating each with cooking spray.
Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until golden.
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