Greek Spinach Quiche Recipe (Spanakopita)

Posted in on the 11th January, 2013

Ingredients

  • Pastry for 9” Pie
  • 3 Large Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup Low-Fat 2% Milk
  • 1/4 cup Oleo, melted
  • 2 tablespoons Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Pepper
  • 3 tablespoons Grated Romano Cheese
  • dash Nutmeg
  • 1 pound Frozen Spinach, chopped, thawed & drained
  • 1 cup Greek Feta cheese, crumbled

Greek quiche recipe is a kind of spinach pie also known as spanakopita, a Greek savory pastry with a filling of chopped spinach and Greek feta cheese perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner.

Greek Spinach Quiche Recipe  Directions:

Preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Place pie pastry into 9” pie or quiche pan.
  3. Prick bottom and side of pastry with fork.
  4. Bake pastry 7 minutes.
  5. Whisk eggs in large bowl. Stir in milk, oleo, flour, salt, pepper, Romano cheese and nutmeg.
  6. Stir in spinach and Feta cheese. Pour egg mixture into pie shell.
  7. Bake 35 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing and serving.

Cooking Tip

Frozen Spinach

Fresh baby spinach would be an acceptable substitute for the frozen.

Feta Cheese

When you buy Greek Feta cheese in bulk, always make sure you have plenty of brine to store it in.

3 Comments

  1. pascale - March 30, 2013 at 9:22 pm

    How many eggs?

  2. Greek Cook - March 31, 2013 at 12:21 am

    You will need 3 Large Eggs, lightly beaten

    Ingredients

    Pastry for 9” Pie
    3 Large Eggs, lightly beaten
    1 cup Low-Fat 2% Milk
    1/4 cup Oleo, melted
    2 tablespoons Flour
    1/4 teaspoon Salt
    1/4 teaspoon Pepper
    3 tablespoons Grated Romano Cheese
    dash Nutmeg
    1 pound Frozen Spinach, chopped, thawed & drained
    1 cup Greek Feta cheese, crumbled

  3. bernard smith - April 11, 2013 at 2:20 pm

    Anymore quiche recipes with chicken and vegetables?

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