Greek Spinach Parsley Pie


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"Greek Spinach Parsley Pie is a uniquely delicious meatless main dish meal!"

Serves 8 | Prep Time 25 minutes | Cook Time 40 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

Greek Spinach Parsley Pie is a family favorite! Simple and delicious, this meatless dish is protein packed and can be served as an entrée which will serve 8 or an appetizer which will serve 24.


Ingredients You'll Need

2 Lbs. Fresh Spinach, washed and trimmed
1 Lb. Fresh Parsley, washed, trimmed and chopped
5 Cloves Garlic, cleaned and minced
1/2 Cup Sweet Onion, chopped
3 Tbsp. Olive Oil
2 Tbsp. Butter
24 Oz. Cottage Cheese, low fat
1/2 Cup Feta Cheese, crumbled
6 Egg Whites, divided
1 Tbsp. Dried Rosemary
2 Tbsp. Dried Oregano
1 Tsp. Sea Salt
1 Tsp. Black Pepper
2 Cups Flour
1 1/2 Cup Water
Cooking spray
Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Spray a 9″ x 13″ baking pan with cooking spray.  Set aside.
Wash spinach well and squeeze out all moisture.  Trim ends and roughly chop.  Wash parsley well; squeeze out moisture and trim off ends; roughly chop.  Clean garlic and dice.  Chop onion.

Heat olive oil and butter in a large pan over medium heat.  Add garlic and onion and saute 5 to 6 minutes until onion is tender but not browned.

Add parsley and spinach; cook for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Remove from heat

In a large bowl, stir together cottage cheese, feta and 3 egg whites.  Add to spinach/parsley mixture and stir together.   Add rosemary, oregano, salt and pepper.

Combine remaining 3 egg whites, flour and water.  Whisk well together.

Pour half the batter into the prepared 9″ x 13″ pan.

Evenly layer the spinach mixture over.

Pour remaining batter over and spread evenly over the filling.

Bake 35 to 40 minutes until lightly browned in 350 degree oven.

6 to 8 main dish servings or 24 appetizer sized servings


Directions

Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Spray a 9″ x 13″ baking pan with cooking spray.  Set aside.
Wash spinach well and squeeze out all moisture.  Trim ends and roughly chop.  Wash parsley well; squeeze out moisture and trim off ends; roughly chop.  Clean garlic and dice.  Chop onion.

Heat olive oil and butter in a large pan over medium heat.  Add garlic and onion and saute 5 to 6 minutes until onion is tender but not browned.

Add parsley and spinach; cook for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Remove from heat

In a large bowl, stir together cottage cheese, feta and 3 egg whites.  Add to spinach/parsley mixture and stir together.   Add rosemary, oregano, salt and pepper.

Combine remaining 3 egg whites, flour and water.  Whisk well together.

Pour half the batter into the prepared 9″ x 13″ pan.

Evenly layer the spinach mixture over.

Pour remaining batter over and spread evenly over the filling.

Bake 35 to 40 minutes until lightly browned in 350 degree oven.

6 to 8 main dish servings or 24 appetizer sized servings


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