Thursday , 23 March 2017

A Beautiful and Sunny Spinach Pie

A Beautiful and Sunny Spinach Pie

A Beautiful and Sunny Spinach Pie

Ingredients

  • for the dough
  • 500 gr of flour
  • 90 ml of extra virgin olive oil
  • 200 ml of warm dry white wine
  • 2 tsp of salt
  • for the stuffing
  • 350 gr of boiled spinach
  • 350 gr of ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 100 gr of grated Parmigiano Reggiano or Grana cheese
  • salt
  • pepper
  • breadcrumbs
  • DIRECTIONS

Instructions

  1. Mix all the ingredients for the dough and work the dough until it becomes uniform (using a mixer or not).
  2. Cover it with plastic wrap while preparing the stuffing.
  3. Boil the spinach and squeeze it to eliminate the water.
  4. Cut it with a sharp knife to facilitate.
  5. Mix it with the ricotta cheese.
  6. Add the egg.
  7. Add the grated cheese, salt and pepper.
  8. Amalgamate all ingredients.
  9. Preheat the oven to 180°C/356°F.
  10. Divide the dough in two.
  11. Create 2 circles of 30cm/11.8in each using a rolling pin.
  12. Place the 1st dough circle on baking paper.
  13. Spread some breadcrumbs on it.
  14. Place part of the stuffing in the center of the circle and the remaining creating another circle around, as seen on the photos.
  15. Cover it with the 2nd circle of dough.
  16. Wet the borders and attach one to another using a fork.
  17. Place a small bowl over the central stuffing and punch with a fork all around.
  18. Using a sharp knife cut the borders in 3cm/1.2in slices.
  19. Turn them upside 90°.
  20. Bake for 30 minutes in preheated oven at 180°C/356°F.
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11 comments

  1. This looks not only lovely but SO tasty! I am planning on trying it for our church get-together next week. But what could I substitute the wine with? Any other liquid?
    THANKS for your quick reply, and for this recipe.

    • You can substitute white grape or apple juice in place of the white wine. This does look delicious! And completely adorable. I’m making this on Sunday for a baby shower in giving. It will be a beautiful centerpiece for our food table! Thank you.

  2. Can you do this in onces . Ian from American . We use onces thanks you

  3. Alejandra Delgado

    OMG, so pretty!!! Sounds quite easy too! I will definitely try this soon! Ricotta and spinach? Mmmm, can’t get better than that!
    For those who are not familiar wih the metric system, there are easy to use converters on the web!

  4. Thank you !

  5. I love this recipe, but I’m from the US and don’t understand the measurements. Would it be possible to translate it into cups, ounces.

  6. Superbe recette ! Merci beaucoup de France ! :)

  7. This looks absolutely beautiful and delicious! I’m thinking of bringing it to a party in a few weeks. What type of crust does this make? More like a bread, crescent roll, pie crust? Just wondering what type of texture it comes out with?

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