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Spinach Pie – Greek Spanakopita


side dishes

POINTS® Value:    4
Servings:  12
Preparation Time:  45 min
Cooking Time:  45 min
Level of Difficulty:  Difficult

Flaky crust and a gooey cheese filling … plus our Spinach Pie is a caloric bargain!


  18 spray(s) cooking spray, or enough to coat pan and dough   
  2 tsp olive oil   
30 oz chopped frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed to remove excess water   
1 cup(s) onion(s), finely chopped   
  2 Tbsp parsley, fresh, chopped   
  1/8 tsp ground nutmeg   
8 oz fat-free egg substitute   
  4 oz feta cheese, crumbled   
  1 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese   
  1/4 tsp table salt   
  1/4 tsp black pepper   
  1 pound(s) phyllo dough, frozen, thawed according to package directions   


  • Coat a 9 X 13-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add spinach and onion and cook until liquid is absorbed, about 5 to 7 minutes; stir in parsley and nutmeg. Remove from heat and transfer mixture to a large bowl. Add egg substitute, cheeses and salt and pepper; mix well.
  • Lay 1 sheet of phyllo in and up the sides of prepared pan; coat surface lightly with cooking spray. Top with 7 more sheets of phyllo, coating each layer with cooking spray. Spread spinach mixture over dough and top with 8 more sheets of dough, coating each layer with cooking spray. Roll the overhanging sides of dough into the edges of pan, forming a border.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut into 12 squares, almost through to the bottom, but not quite or the filling will leak. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375ºF. Bake until crisp and golden, about 45 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting squares all the way through to the bottom. Yields 1 square per serving.


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