Easy Spinach Pie

Dinner ready in 50 minutes! Enjoy this colorful spinach pie sprinkled with cheese.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 4

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
bag (10 oz) washed fresh spinach, finely chopped
1
small red bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
3/4
cup milk
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
3
eggs
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease 9-inch pie plate with shortening. In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add spinach and bell pepper; cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until spinach is wilted and bell pepper is crisp-tender.
  • 2 In small bowl, beat remaining ingredients except cheese with wire whisk until smooth. Pour over vegetables in skillet; stir to mix. Pour into pie plate.
  • 3 Bake uncovered about 30 minutes or until center is set. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

This pie is somewhere between a spinach soufflé and crustless quiche. It makes a good main dish for casual entertaining. Serve it with your favorite pasta sauce or cheese sauce and add a salad of fresh orange and red onion slices sprinkled with toasted almonds.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
180mg
180%;
Sodium
520mg
520%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
160%;
Vitamin C
45%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.