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Italian Beef Pie

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  Ground chuck 1 Pound
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Frozen chopped spinach 10 Ounce, thawed and drained (1 Package)
  Ricotta cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shredded part skim mozzarella cheese 2 Ounce (1/2 Cup)
  Dry breadcrumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Low calorie catsup 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Plain non fat yogurt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried italian seasoning 1 Teaspoon
  Frozen phyllo pastry sheets 8 , thawed (Use Commercial Variety)

Combine ground chuck, onion, and garlic in a large nonstick skillet; cook over medium heat until browned, stirring to crumble.
Drain and pat dry with paper towels.
Combine meat mixture, spinach, and next 6 ingredients in a medium bowl; stir well, and set aside.
Coat a 9-inch pieplate with cooking spray.
Place 1 sheet phyllo pastry on a damp towel (keep remaining phyllo covered).
Lightly coat phyllo with cooking spray.
Fold in half lengthwise, and spray again.
Place, coated side down, in prepared pieplate, allowing 1 end to extend over edge of pieplate.
Repeat with remaining phyllo, fanning each folded sheet to the right.
Spoon beef mixture into prepared pieplate.
Bring overhanging sheets of phyllo toward center of pieplate; gently twist ends together, and coat with cooking spray.
Bake at 375° for 30 minutes or until phyllo is crisp and golden.
Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Garnish with fresh oregano sprigs, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2103 Calories from Fat 1066

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 118 g181.5%

Saturated Fat 52.3 g261.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 420.3 mg140.1%

Sodium 2522.5 mg105.1%

Total Carbohydrates 138 g45.9%

Dietary Fiber 11.3 g45%

Sugars 14.7 g

Protein 129 g258.4%

Vitamin A 548.3% Vitamin C 151.5%

Calcium 112.7% Iron 108.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Italian Beef Pie Recipe