Light Spinach Pie

Light Spinach Pie

  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr 10 min
  • Total: 1 hr 40 min
  • Serving: 15-20

This Greek inspired Light Spinach Pie has all the traditional flavors but less calories.


  • 2 pounds of spinach, rinsed,trimmed and drained overnight
  • 2 cups green onions chopped
  • 2 cups feta cheese crumbled
  • 2 cups low-fat (2%) cottage cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups liquid egg substitute
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 pound corn-oil margarine, melted
  • 1 pound phyllo sheets, thawed, handled as directed on package


  1. Chop spinach and combine with green onions in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add feta cheese, cottage cheese, egg substitute, salt and pepper.
  3. Pour half the melted margarine (1/2cup) over spinach mixture and toss lightly to combine all ingredients.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 15 by 10 inch casserole with vegetable spray. Put 4 phyllo sheets on bottom of dish, brushing each with a small amount of melted margarine.
  5. Sprinkle with one third of spinach mixture. Repeat 2 times and end with 6 phyllo sheets on top.
  6. Bake pie for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and pour remaining margarine (1/4 cup) over entire pie. Return to oven and continue baking for 30 more minutes.
  7. Allow to cool slightly, about 10 minutes, before cutting into squares.

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