Spinach and Chicken Pie

Phyllo dough serves as the crust for this one-dish casserole that's a new spin on chicken pie. Stuffed with ground chicken, spinach, feta cheese, eggs, and a host of spices, this recipe is too good to pass by.

Spinach and Chicken Pie
Servings: 8 Prep 30 mins Bake 375°F 45 mins Cook 18 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 1/4 pounds ground chicken
  • 3 10 ounce packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/2 12 cups crumbled feta cheese
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 8 sheets (18 x 13 inches) phyllo dough, thawed, halved crosswise (13 x 9 inches)

Make It

1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Melt butter in large skillet over high heat. Add onion and reduce heat to medium; cook 5 minutes. Add chicken and cook 8 minutes, until no longer pink. Add spinach, salt, pepper, nutmeg and red pepper flakes; cook 5 minutes. Transfer to large bowl. Stir in cheese, eggs and oregano.

2. Place a half sheet of phyllo in bottom of pan. Coat with cooking spray. Repeat with 7 more half sheets, coating each sheet. Spread spinach mixture over top. Repeat with remaining 8 half sheets. Cut top layer in 8 equal pieces.

3. Bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes, until top is browned. Recut to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 453, Fat, total (g): 27, chol. (mg): 261, sat. fat (g): 12, carb. (g): 19, Monounsaturated fat (g): 9, Polyunsaturated fat (g): 3, Trans fatty acid (g): , fiber (g): 4, sugar (g): 3, pro. (g): 37, vit. A (IU): 12488, vit. C (mg): 8, Thiamin (mg): , Riboflavin (mg): 1, Niacin (mg): 9, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg): 1, Folate (µg): 202, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg): 2, sodium (mg): 1194, Potassium (mg): 1141, calcium (mg): 384, iron (mg): 5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.