- 1 (9") deep dish unbaked pie shell
- 1 1/2 c. fresh spinach
- 3 T. butter
- 4 eggs
- 1 c. half and half
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1.Let pie shell thaw at room temperature while combining other ingredients. Wash spinach and remove any coarse stems.
2.Melt butter in large skillet; add spinach and cook 5 minutes or until spinach is limp. Chop spinach fine.
3.Beat eggs; stir in half and half, salt, nutmeg, cheese and chopped spinach. Pour into pie shell.
4.Bake at 375 degrees F for 40 to 45 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes our clean. Let stand approximately 5 minutes before cutting. Can be served warm or cold
- Fruit & Vegetable Recipes I by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture, public domain government recipe -- original source of recipe