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Spanakopita Quiche

 

Crispy phyllo dough, cheesy and juicy spinach and cheese filling with sweet yet juicy tomato slices on top, this quiche not only looks appealing, but also tastes delicious.
83

Yield

8

servings

Prep

30

min

Cook

55

min

Ready

1

hrs

Low Fat, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

10 ounces spinach
chopped, frozen
1 cup cottage cheese (low-fat 1%)
2 ounces feta cheese
crumbled
¼ teaspoon black pepper
*
cup buttermilk
non-fat
2 large eggs
1 each egg whites
*
¼ cup scallions, spring or green onions
chopped
1 tablespoon oregano
chopped
1 large garlic cloves
*
1 x phyllo (filo) pastry sheets
thawed
*
2 tablespoons bread crumbs
dry
1 ½ cups italian plum (roma) tomatoes
sliced

Directions

Coat a 9-inch pieplate with cooking spray; set aside.

Press spinach between paper towels until barely moist; set aside.

Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add cottage cheese and next 5 ingredients, and process until smooth.

Add spinach, green onions, oregano, and garlic; process 45 seconds.

Set aside.

Working with 1 phyllo sheet at a time, lightly coat each sheet with cooking spray.

Fold phyllo sheet in half crosswise to form a 13x8x½ inch rectangle, and lightly coat both sides of rectangle with cooking spray.

Gently press rectangle into pieplate, allowing ends to extend over edges of pieplate.

Repeat procedure with a second sheet of phyllo, placing it across first sheet in a crisscross design; sprinkle 1 tablespoon breadcrumbs over second sheet.

Repeat procedure with remaining phyllo and breadcrumbs, continuing in crisscross design, ending with phyllo.

Fold in edges of phyllo to fit pieplate and form a rim.

Pour spinach mixture into prepared crust; gently arrange tomato slices over filling.

Bake at 350℉ (180℃). for 55 minutes or until a knife inserted 1 inch from center comes out clean; let stand Serving Ideas : Cut into wedges.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 108g (3.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 7336% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 59mg 20%
Sodium 110mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 14g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 9% Iron 5%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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