¼ cup (50 mL) chopped onion
1 clove garlic, chopped, crushed
1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
1 pkg (10 oz/284 g) spinach, washed and stems removed
1 egg, separated
2 deep dish pie shells, thawed for 20 minutes
1 pkg (175 g) cooked ham
1 pkg (200 g) Swiss cheese slices
Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
In a large frying pan, sauté onion and garlic in butter. Add spinach. Cover and cook until spinach wilts. Drain very well; set aside. In a separate bowl, whisk together 3 eggs and 1 egg white.
Place one pie shell layer in the bottom of a 9-inch pie plate. Layer one half of ham, cheese and spinach on top of the shell. Cover with half of the beaten egg mixture. Repeat layers. Place second pie shell on top; crimp edges. Mix remaining egg yolk with a bit of water; brush pastry top. Slit surface to vent. Bake pie on cookie sheet 30 to 35 minutes or until golden. Serve warm or cool.
Makes 8 servings.
Carbohydrate: 19.2 g
Fat: 21.6 g
Protein: 15.3 g
Fibre: 1.0 g
Sodium: 979.7 mg