easy spinach and feta pie

MORE+ thanks! I'd like to make this using a min-muffin tin instead of a pie pan. I did alter the recipe a bit…only half the flour, milk, and baking powder. This was delicious! Pingback: Easy Crust-less Spinach and Feta Pie - The Healthy Cooking Source, Pingback: Easy Crust-less Spinach and Feta Pie - Florida News. *. P.S. Thanks so much! Peggy. Then add a mixture of flour, milk, eggs, baking powder, asiago cheese, olive oil, salt, pepper second. If you like Spanikopita, then you will love this crust-less spinach & feta pie. I am giving serious consideration to trying this. Will let you know how it turns out. Next time I will add garlic and use traditional Greek sheep's milk feta instead. Thanks, Gina! I added garlic to mine both times and forgot the baking powder each time but it turned out great, soooo easy to make. The filling was spinach or kale, feta and basil. This was excellent!! Favorite spinach recipe ever! Absolutely delicious! This looks so great I may have to give the whole concept another try. (And the pie looks great too!). Delicious! https://www.themediterraneandish.com/spanakopita-recipe-greek- Looks fabulous!!! The spinach tasted awesome…the crust left something to be desired. It’s also easy to make ahead and can be kept room temperature until ready to serve. Transfer the filling into it and … Yum. I have made it twice already since Easter. So I piled the second set of ingredients on top of the spinach mixture which seemed odd — as if the thick batter would eventually bake into a top crust? I had fresh Swiss Chard and Beet greens on hand, so I used 10 ounces of those, and also added 3 big cloves of garlic because we like garlic . This came out really good! Hi Gina!! Please see Anonymous' Reply to Carolyn's message of March 11. Doubled the recipe, sauteed a whole large yellow onion and tons of garlic. Can’t wait! This spinach pie is so easy to make and packed with flavor. Greek Spinach and Feta Pie (Spanakopita). For those having troubles with the eggy crust, I took another commenter's advice and mixed all the ingredients together before putting it into the pie plate. A few changes I made:I used fresh spinach – chopped it and steamed it. Serve a crisp green salad topped with your favorite dressing with this easy meatless pie. I'd think that one recipe would feed 4 to 6. love this complete healthy n amazing meal.. gina this looks amazing, as always!! This is fantastic! This spinach pie is so versatile, serve it as a side dish, or have it for lunch or a light main dish with a salad in the side. I swear you are a Godsend Gina with your awesome low fat recipes. What a winner and super healthy! I basically squeeze the liquid out as I press the spinach all around and up the sides. Watch carefully for doneness. As a person with a Greek last name (which is MINE not my husband's) all I can say is YUM! But it all went together great. This is a great way to add flavor to the spinach and evaporate the liquid. I also only had 1 8oz bag of fresh spinach so added some mushrooms to keep the veg content up. Place the spinach in a large bowl. Thanks. The rave reviews have me convinced to try it, it’s just the need to make more of it that’s an issue. This looks great! ….or Mexican 4-cheese blend, Monterrey Jack, Pepper Jack, Gruyere, mozzarella, a Mexican melting cheese…. Do you think doubling the recipe would be enough? Definitely going to try this one. Is it OK to use all purpose regular flour? I think the difference is the first iteration of this recipe required pouring the batter on top of the spinach and cheese and herbs and the second interation had them being mixed well together. When do I add the Parmesan? I just love spinach and always have a bunch available…will be trying that tomorrow . It’s actually not salty at all if you use good, high quality feta from a block that you crumble yourself. I am going to make it again, but this time add mushrooms and red peppers. I have been reading your blog for quite a while now but I think this is my first comment. The above tips about pie dish size & mixing ingredients have been helpful too . I also wilted the fresh spinach i had. It’s a great meal prep dish. I will make again but without added salt. I made this this weekend for brunch and it was divine. Thanks for the recipe . Tip into … can't wait to try it. if you haven’t packed your spinach in the pan the liquid mix should intermingle and make a crust, if it cannot get through the spinach of course it will stay on top. 10 oz bag = 6 cups of leaves, 1 1/4 cups cooked, 2/3 cup cooked & squeezed dry. Perfect to bring to a potluck! A HUGE hit in my household. . Maybe adding another egg? . For the fresh spinach, I wash it and then place it in a black dish towel and ring it out. Thanks for sharing! I liked it cold hubby preferred it warm. My husband loves meat, so I just add about 1/2 -1 pound of cooked ground turkey and it is delicious. Point count will change but it looks lovely for Passover. Looking forward to supper. Very easy to put together and the whole family love it! This will be made again soon. * I'm starving. - Half Baked Harvest Serve Spinach and Feta Pie as a meatless main dish with a salad, or cut into smaller squares for an easy party appetizer that everyone will love. I can't wait. I took the foil off and put 3/4 cup daiya mozzarella cheese over it and it melted beautifully! I added 2 eggs to the spinach mixture because when I made it without the extra eggs it was dry. Yippeee!! 2. Had to share that I have been eating the leftovers with a fried egg on top. I’m already dreaming of adding mushrooms next time! I am ready to try this tomorrow for a Lenten Friday meal! *look! How would it be to add some chopped kale? Do you think I can use almond or coconut flour? My crust came out on top the first time too… I am making it again now and mixing it. That's worked best for me — makes it really easy (Google it if you're not sure what it is. If i did it again i would mix it all up so that the spinach isnt at the bottom. Very good and I WILL make it again. Gina, your blog is quick becoming one of my all time favorite places to find recipes! It cooked off as a nice, thick (high) quiche as shown in Gina's lovely picture. That’s such a pretty pie dish, Gina! I might add some minced garlic next time I make it, but honestly, this was not lacking in flavor at all. Regardless, it was delicious! Hi Gina! 4 minutes left! I used half a leftover shallot instead of scallions and was delicious. When it comes to entertaining, it’s always good to have a few vegetarian options, and these Spinach and Feta Pies (also known as Spanakopita) are one of my stand-by options.. As an Australian, I also have a fond affection for a party pie, so it is hard to host a party without making a batch of pies, vegetarian or otherwise. Will be making this again and again. Easy Crustless Spinach and Feta Pie is savory and delicious filled with spinach, Feta and Asiago cheese, dill and scallions. Place the spinach and all other ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Is there another cheese you would recommend instead of feta? Nuria, delicious…. I know you can swap out fresh spinach herr but I’m wondering exactly how I would do that. YUM. Mine didn't really soak into the bottom. This easy Greek spinach pie comes together in three steps: DOUGH: The dough itself is already made, but you will have to prep it properly for the best pie! Thank you for a delicious and healthy meal! Gina, I just found this website, and this was the first recipe I tried. Season well with salt and pepper plus the chilli and nutmeg. Lay 1 sheet of phyllo … Thanks for an awesome recipe I can take for lunch! My fiance finished off the whole thing thanks for this great recipe! I don’t eat salt by choice except for what is naturally in foods. I stuck to a basic cheese and spinach … It's one of our favorites! Will be making this again! Add remaining ingredients to the bowl and blend well. I added sun dried tomatoes to mine, too. Or should I have mixed the 2 togeather? This was wonderful. These recipes help make WW so much easier to follow.-Kim, Gave it a try yesterday & thought it was yummy . We mixed it together in the pie plate and it turned out fine. Melt a knob of butter in a frying pan and add the onion. Can I just cook it down, squeeze water out and add it that way? This just came out of my oven. I use a colander in the sink and a spatula. Required fields are marked *, By submitting this comment you agree to share your name, email address, website and IP address with SkinnyTaste. I don’t use dill or parsley. Spanikopita without the phylo dough. Thanks so much. I love that Gina’s recipes have taught me, at 63 yrs old, some new easy cooking techniques! Twisting it in the end REALLY dries it up! I will also be substituing the asisgo (as I don't care for it) for the Monteray Jack cheese. Small World!! Holy smokes. but the recipe says "Mix spinach, scallions, dill, parsley, feta cheese, and in the pie dish.". What would u change if you swapped the frozen spinach for fresh kale? It is a staple of my Greek childhood and an absolutely fantastic snack or … I made this spinach pie last night and it is delicious – didn't miss the crust either. I made this tonight for my 4-year-old and called it “egg pie.” He devoured it and got so many healthy veggies! I can’t wait to try this recipe! I am hosting a brunch for 16 ladies and would love to have this as my main dish. (1 whole pound is a little too much). The recipe I make most often using frozen spinach and phyllo pastry is, you guessed, spanakopita (spinach pie). I did add in some garlic and since I didn't have any parmesan etc I added a little extra feta. My daughter is gobbling it up. Didn’t have milk, so I subbed in water and it still turned out really delicious. thank you. Also, the recipe didn’t say what to do with the grated cheese. do you know about how many cups of fresh spinach this recipe would use? In any case, it was delicious and I will definitely make it again. I just took this out of the oven. My husband and grandson also enjoyed it. I'm allergic to wheat, so I used Bob's Red Mill GF Biscuit and Baking Mix. I added some red bell pepper (I just needed to use it up before it went bad) and it added some extra color and went really well. Now who isn't going to adore a recipe that gets a young child to happily munch on loads of spinach! Made this last night & it was great. I have made this a few times and I LOVE it, so good, plus so quick and easy. No cutting the dough, simply roll it out, fill it, and fold it over top to make the top crust. I mixed everything together before pouring into the baking dishes. Getting ready to try this and wondering if I can use Coconut Flour instead for the flour. I added a bit of smoked chili flake to the mixture and it was phenomenal. Love your blog, Gina! So, the flavors are great and I WILL make this again. I'm just not a fan of it, but I want to try to make this dish. This pie along with a side Greek salad is now a staple in our house. I’m still a little unsure about the order…. After seeing the post with the fried egg and the wilted spinach, I decided to use my spinach pie leftovers for breakfast with a fried egg! So 10oz fresh cooked down should equal 10oz frozen I would think. I did use fresh spinach as I didn’t have frozen on hand. All I could think was "I wish there was a lighter recipe!" I think some people are having trouble with the directions as written. How I handled the two separate mixtures: I put the spinach mixture in the pie plate, then when I added the flour/ egg mixture, I stirred gently but A LOT, until I was sure it was completely mixed. thanks for an amazing site with incredible recipes. Let us know! Thank you for another amazing recipe! I love how so many of your recipes are quick, easy, and use ingredients I mostly have on hand. I wasn’t really sure what to expect with this recipe, but I love spinach and feta, so decided to give it a try, and I’m glad I did. It is so delicious, I'm in love. I would have found it helpful to know the size of the pie pan. This recipe is really conducive to changes you might like according to your own taste and its still fabulous. I couldn't get enough. I will be making it many times again I’m sure! Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Looks so good! This looked so good that I am making it for dinner tonight. I made this for lunch and it was fantastic! I have been wanting to make a spinach and feta pie with phyllo dough for a while now, but this looks just as good and I know it's good because it's from your blog so I'm pretty happy right now, I think I'll make this tonight! My boyfriend, on the other hand, says it tastes like "space food" and won't eat it. Hi Gina, Do you know if I need to change the amount or baking time if I use almond milk? Drain and cool, then wrap in a clean tea towel and squeeze out as much water as possible. An easy way to squeeze the water out of the spinach without an appliance is to put the spinach into the middle of a hand towel (it will stain it), wrap the edges of the towel over the spinach like a sachet and wring it out. Pingback: Harvest Monday April 4, 2016 | Our Happy Acres, Yes this looks amazing! The last two recipes for crustless spinach anything ended up total disasters, messing all over my oven – and one even ruined my round cake dish! This was great! I love this dish, but I make some pretty big changes. This sounds delicious! From your picture of the completed spinach pie, this shouldn't have happened. Spanakopita’s English translation is “spinach pie”. In a medium bowl, mix together eggs, ricotta, and feta. This sounds very interesting. Would it work if I left the flour out? i don't think i've ever been taught the correct way to do it and it seems like a waste a lot of paper towel doing it my way! Stir in spinach mixture. Thanx. Looks delicious! Made this last night and it was simply delish! I used Gluten Free Bisquick baking mix instead of the flour & baking powder. Gina, i used ricotta in this pie and it still tasted delicious…thanks for all the great recipes. Just eaten this for supper. This recipe makes enough filling for two 9-inch by 12-inch rectangular pans or approximately 100 folded phyllo triangles. I now make this almost every week for breakfasts and snacks. My Mom and I just loved it! I wanted to eat the whole thing. Whoops!! 10 oz frozen spinach, thawed and liquid squeezed out 1/2 cup scallions, chopped IT SAYS: Preheat oven to 400°. Am I correct? This was excellent. As noted by others, the directions for this recipe don't make sense and no size reference is given for the pie plate. Fine for adults but a total failure to try to get my daughter to eat spinach. I can tell that this one is a winner! I am doing this now with fresh and will weigh ten ounces out on my kitchen scale. Get recipes & exclusive content via email: You can unsubscribe anytime by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of emails you receive. Thank you so much! I sautéed diced onions and red peppers with the spinach. , This pie looks superb. I think a number of different veggie combinations would work– plain (not marinated) artichoke hearts and roasted red peppers from a jar come to mind… I've been making a crustless quiche for years that's pretty good, but the addition of flour to this recipe makes it so much more like the real deal. I'm still new to the cooking ahead thing. So easy and great! This is the BEST thing I have EVER cooked! Yes… I’m a little confused about when to add the flour mixture… would you mind clarifying… I am not sure if you check back this far… but I need your hooked on phonics version please:) lol! How To Make Spanakopita. Curly or Italian flat? I also used a mediterranean flavored Feta that added an extra zip. No fresh would work for any recipe that calls for frozen. I think it would be good with a little lemon juice added. I converted the recipe on WW and it was like 2 point per serving. I have the same yellow pie dish!!! My 4 year-old loved it! You can replace it with eggs to make if more of a frittata type dish. Loved it so much made it again tonight! Will do this again for a summer lunch to have in the garden. Mix spinach, scallions, dill, parsley, feta cheese, and spoon into the pie dish. Saute garlic and onion in butter until lightly … Yum! From my understanding, the recipe notes to add a mixture of spinach/scallions/dill/parsley/feta onto the pie dish first. I used a bit more than 1/2 cup of full-fat feta and I used whole milk instead of non-fat (we're not on WW, but love your site for great tasting recipes!). This was so delicious. My husband loved it too! 5 Add the cooled spinach mixture and combine well. But maybe that was because it was so good and we were hungry. Just made the same thing last night but with broccoli and 2%cheddar cheese. I am a die hard fan and you are making my WW journey so much easier and more delicious!!! Sure, I've made it with shallots and red onion too. any suggestions as to how long to cook them in the smaller size? Can't wait to try it. beautiful recipe! I was thinking of using a 9 x 13 dish and was wondering if I should double the recipe. I love spinach so I'm gonna have to try it :-)! Stir in the … Crustless Spinach Pie, easy spinach and feta pie, easy spinach pie, potluck, Spinach Pie. I just gently microwaved enough to heat through 2 portions that were left over from 3 days ago. Thanks Gina! I have been a huge fan of yours for awhile, and I recently found out you know my friend Joanne Ozug from Fifteen Spatulas. Perfect to bring to a potluck! I was a little confused by the instructions regarding when to add the flour, and I ended up dusting the sprayed pan with flour before figuring out that the flour needed to go in the spinach mix. Were we supposed to mix both together? I would like to make this but don't like feta. The small amount of flour made for a really tasty consistency within the pie. I will also be using the Almond Milk as husband can't have regular milk. This will be a staple in our house all summer as I use up farm eggs and all our garden greens! Greek spinach pie with feta cheese (spanakopita) is made with flaky phyllo sheets layered with a savory spinach and feta cheese filling. I used fresh spinach and sautéed it for a few moments with EVOO and a whole garlic clove for flavor, then added to the dish. However, I don’t think the recipe is written well/the flour ratio is off as the wet mixture just sat on top of the spinach. http://dimplesinthekitchen.blogspot.com/2012/05/spinach-and-feta-quiche.html, This was DELICIOUS! I miss it a lot, but luckily this spinach and feta filo pie is really easy to make at home with just a roll of ready made filo pastry and a few more ingredients. Sift flour and baking powder in a medium bowl. Now I'm not as excited after reading your comment. LESS-, © 2020 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved. Gina, you are amazing! I just found the ener-G egg substitute, but don't really like the texture. I have been wanting to make this forever, and I did this evening…it was simply delicious! Comments about how good supper smelled could be heard before we ate. And so portable and perfect! Not sure why I didn't have that issue but I guess mixing it all together would work out fine. Thanks Gina…this looks simply wonderful…easy yet elegant! I love small bites and thought this would make a great one especially for appetizers:). Repeat recipe for sure! I went googling for a crustless tomato pie and found this wonderful site. Even my 2 and 6 yr old ate it! We talk about your site at our Weight Watcher meetings and always recommend it! Someone mentioned it on this website before and I had to google it . I served with a bunless greek burger, slices tomatoe & cukes and tahini sauce. I added a dash if red pepper flakes too. 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