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Spinach Pie


Spinach Pie Ingredients
  • 1 Double-Crust Pie Dough (see recipe below)
  • 5 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 2 Medium Onions, finely chopped
  • 3 Garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2.5 Pounds of Spinach (add Kale & Chard to the mix if you have)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Maldon Salt
  • Ground Pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper
  • 1/2 Pound Feta Cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 Cup Parmesan or Pecorino Romano
  • 2 Tablespoons Heavy Cream
Double Crust Pie Dough Ingredients
  • 2 Sticks cold Unsalted Butter, cut into pieces
  • 2 1/4 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Coarse Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Ice-cold Water


Spinach Pie Instructions

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1.30 hours

1. Pre-heat oven to 350.
2. In a large saucepan heat olive oil. Saute onions and garlic until lightly golden.
3. Add spinach and sauté until wilted. Remove and put in a large bowl. Add salt, pepper and crushed red pepper.
4. Now mix in feta and Parmesan cheeses into the bowl with spinach. Let sit.
4. Roll out pie dough for a 9 inch pie pan.
5. Pour spinach mixture into the bottom crust and cover with the remaining pastry dough.
6. Use forefinger and thumb to crimp edges to form a pretty crust.
7. With a pastry brush lightly spread 2 tablespoon of cream onto dough.
8. At 350 degrees bake for one hour. Pie should be golden brown and filling will be bubbling.

Double Crust Pie Dough Instructions

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1.20 hours

1. In a mixer cream the butter.
2. Add flour, salt and mix until it resembles coarse meal.
3. Slowly add water to the bowl as you continue to mix.
4. Stop mixing when the dough forms into a ball.
5. On a lightly floured surface, divide the dough and wrap each in plastic wrap forming 2 disks.
6. Refrigerate for an hour (you can also freeze up to one month).
7. After an hour remove from the refrigerator and let sit for 10 minutes. Roll out on a floured surface.
8. Shape to the size of the pie pan. Create the top with remaining dough.

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