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Cheese And Spinach Pie

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Cheese And Spinach Pie is a mouth watering side dish recipe. I am sure this tasty and irresistible Cheese And Spinach Pie will get you a lot of compliments!
Ingredients
  Sweet italian sausage 1 Pound, chopped (Links)
  Eggs 6
  Frozen chopped spinach 20 Ounce, thawed and well drained (2 Packages, 10 Ounce Each)
  Mozzarella cheese 16 Ounce, shredded (1 Package)
  Ricotta cheese 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Piecrust mix 11 Ounce (1 Package)
  Water 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1. In 10-inch skillet over medium heat, cook sausage, stirring frequently, until well browned, about 10 minutes. Spoon off fat from skillet.
2. Reserve 1 egg yolk. In large bowl, combine remaining eggs and egg white with sausage, spinach, mozzarella, ricotta and salt.
3. Prepare piecrust mix as label directs for 2-crust pie. Divide pastry into 2 pieces, 1 slightly larger; shape each piece into a ball. On lightly
floured surface with floured rolling pin, roll larger ball into a circle 2 inches larger all around than 9-inch pie plate; use to line pie plate. Spoon sausage mixture into pie plate.
4. Roll remaining pastry ball into 10-inch circle. Cut out small circle in center of pastry. Place pastry over filling. Trim pastry edge, leaving 1/2-inch overhang; fold overhang under and press gently all around rim to make stand-up edge. Cut slits in pastry top.
5. In small bowl, mix reserved egg yolk with water. Brush top of pie with some egg-yolk mixture. Reroll scraps; cut to make decorative shapes and place on pie; brush design with egg-yolk mixture. Bake in 375°F. oven 1 1/4 hours or until crust is golden.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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