Savory Spinach Pie
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
10 ounces frozen chopped spinach, thawed well drained
1/4 to 1/2 tsp salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup (8 oz) cottage cheese
1/2 cup light cream
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
In a skillet, saute onion in butter. Remove from the heat; stir in spinach, salt and nutmeg.
In a bowl, combine cottage cheese, cream, Parmesan cheese and eggs; mix well. Stir in spinach mixture. Pour into pie shell.
Bake at 350°F for 45-50 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting.
Yield: 6 servings.
TOH Country Breakfasts, Spring 1997