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Scrumptious Spinach Pie

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 40–45 minutes

What you need:

  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 3/4 cup part-skim mozzarella
  • 1 cup chopped fresh or frozen spinach (if frozen, thaw and drain well)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (9-inch) deep dish frozen pie shell

What to do:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (176°C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine eggs, egg whites, skim milk, mozzarella, spinach, salt, and pepper. Stir until well combined.
  3. Pour mixture into pie shell and bake for 40–45 minutes or until pie is set and crust is golden brown.
  4. Slice and serve hot, at room temperature, or even cold.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 240 calories
  • 10g protein
  • 15g fat
  • 4g sat. fat
  • 16g carbohydrate
  • 0g fiber
  • 115mg cholesterol
  • 660mg sodium
  • 2g sugars

Serves: 6

Serving size: 1 slice (110 g)

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Suggestion: Substitute canned, drained artichokes for the spinach to make an artichoke quiche.

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD