Confetti Beef and Spinach Pie

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 35 min.
Simple ingredients combine to create this comforting and hearty pie.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, defrosted, drained well
  • 4 oz herb-flavored feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 2 tsp dried oregano leaves, crushed
  • 1 large onion, chopped (about 2 cups)
  • 4 to 8 sheets frozen phyllo dough, defrosted, cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch thick strips (4 cups)
  • 2 Tbs extra-virgin olive oil

Directions

  • Heat oven to 400°F. Squeeze spinach to remove any excess moisture. Combine spinach, cheese, eggs and oregano in medium bowl. Set aside.
  • Heat large ovenproof nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add ground beef and onion; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings. Season with salt and pepper, as desired. Add beef mixture to spinach mixture; mix well. Wipe out skillet.
  • Combine phyllo strips and oil in medium bowl; toss to coat well. Spray same skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Place 1/2 of phyllo strips in bottom of skillet; top with beef mixture, pressing with back of spoon or spatula to flatten. Top with remaining phyllo strips.
  • Bake in 400°F oven 15 to 18 minutes or until beef is heated through and topping is golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut into 4 wedges to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 542
  Calories from Fat 281 (52%)
(48%)Total Fat 31g
(55%)Saturated Fat 11g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(66%)Cholesterol 197mg
(24%)Sodium 578mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 28g
(21%)Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(74%)Protein 37g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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