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Spicy Spinach Pie

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Ingredients
  Sliced carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sliced leeks/Green onions 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Frozen chopped spinach 20 Ounce (2 Packages, 10 Ounce Each)
  Cream style cottage cheese 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Celery salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Phyllo dough sheets 10 Ounce, thawed if frozen (12 Sheets)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Sliced fresh mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 375°.
2. Steam leeks and carrots for about 8 to 10 minutes or till tender and keep aside.

MAKING
3. Follow the cooking instructions given in the package to cook spinach. Drain and keep aside.
4. Take a medium bowl and prepare a mixture of Parmesan cheese, cottage cheese, spinach, pepper, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt.
5. Take a 9-inch pie plate and grease generously using melted butter.
6. On the pie plate, arrange 6 phyllo sheets in such a way that they overlap the plate’s edge.
7. Apply melted butter in additional amounts.
8. Arrange spinach mixture topped with leeks, carrots and finally mushrooms.
9. Use remaining phyllo sheets to top spinach mixture.
10. Apply melted butter on the surface of phyllo sheets.
11. Roll upwards from edge to make a crust and seal.
12. In the preheated oven, bake for about 35 to 40 minutes or till it becomes golden.

SERVING
13. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Spinach
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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