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Mediterranean Spinach Pie

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  Dough 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Spinach 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped tomato 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Citric acid 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sumac 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Corn meal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (To Roll Dough)
  Olive oil spray/1 teaspoon olive oil 1 (For Brushing The Pies)

Combine the 8 cups of washed spinach with 1/2 tsp salt and let sit for 15 minutes, if using baby spinach do not chop, if using regular spinach then chop up first. Drain and squeeze out water from spinach and place in a bowl. Add next seven ingredients to spinach and combine. Roll out dough balls to 1/16 inch thickness and 6 inches in diameter, place 1 to 2 tbs of spinach mixture in middle and close dough like a triangle. Sprinkle corn meal on baking sheet and place triangles on sheet. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees, place pies in oven and cook for 8 minutes, then take them out and spray or brush them with olive oil, place back in oven for another 8 minutes. Serve warm or cold.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Spinach pies are found in almost every country along the Mediterranean but in various forms and names. This is just one of the versions of spinach pie that is very popular and can be served as a main dish or appetizer. This wonderful video for Mediterranean Spinach Pie recipe is a must watch!

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