Italian Spinach and Ricotta Pie Recipe

Italian Spinach and Ricotta Pie Recipe

How To Make Italian Spinach and Ricotta Pie Recipe

We can never thank the Italian people enough for inventing pizza and pasta. And you can enjoy these anytime with these easy-to-follow Italian recipes, while you take a sip of your wine! Bon Apetit!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 60 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1 pre-made pie crust
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 4 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).

  2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the diced onion and minced garlic, sauté until fragrant and translucent.

  3. Add the fresh spinach to the skillet and cook until wilted, approximately 3-4 minutes.

  4. In a large bowl, combine the cooked spinach, ricotta cheese, grated Parmesan cheese, beaten eggs, salt, black pepper, and nutmeg. Mix well until thoroughly combined.

  5. Place the pre-made pie crust into a 9-inch pie dish. Pour the spinach and ricotta mixture into the pie crust, spreading it evenly.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes, or until the pie is set and golden brown on top.

  7. Allow the pie to cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving.

Nutrition

  • Calories : 350kcal
  • Total Fat : 22g
  • Saturated Fat : 9g
  • Cholesterol : 131mg
  • Sodium : 557mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 22g
  • Dietary Fiber : 2g
  • Sugar : 3g
  • Protein : 16g
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