Simple Supper Spinach Pie
|Spinach||2 Bunch (200 gm), washed, with stems removed|
|All purpose flour||3 Tablespoon|
|Cottage cheese||1 Pint (2 Cups)|
|Onion||1 Small, minced|
|Mushrooms||12 , coarsely chopped|
|Crumbled sharp cheese||1⁄4 Pound, or coarsely grated|
|Ground cumin||1 Teaspoon|
1) Preheat oven moderately to 350 degrees.
2) Chop spinach leaves into large bite size pieces.
3) Grease a deep-dish pie pan or shallow casserole dish with butter.
4) In a heavy pan or skillet with a lid heat small amount of water and blanch spinach leaves in it.
5) Steam covered over medium heat for 2 or 3 minutes till leaves are wilted.
6) Take off the lead, drain and keep aside to cool.
7) In a large bowl, beat the eggs lightly and gently beat in the flour.
8) Add the cottage cheese, onion, mushrooms, spinach and cheese.
9) Stir in cumin.
10) Add salt and pepper to taste.
11) Stir to mix the contents well and pour into the prepared pan.
12) Bake for 50 minutes. The mixture will start bubbling but continue to bake till it is browned on top.
13) Take off from oven and cool for 15 minutes before serving.
14) Serve warm.
Calories 302 Calories from Fat 110
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12 g18.9%
Saturated Fat 2.4 g12.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 170.6 mg56.9%
Sodium 592.5 mg24.7%
Total Carbohydrates 21 g7.1%
Dietary Fiber 2.5 g9.9%
Sugars 7.1 g
Protein 27 g54.7%
Vitamin A 99.2% Vitamin C 29.1%
Calcium 19.5% Iron 18.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet