Tuscan Spinach Torta

Looking for an egg dish? Serve your family, this spinach mixture and cheese spooned into baked shell sprinkled with nuts. Perfect if you love Italian cuisine.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Crust

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard

Filling

2
to 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, regular butter or margarine
1
(9-oz.) pkg. Green Giant® Frozen Spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain*
1/2
cup chopped red onion
1/4
cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes without oil
1/2
teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
4
eggs
8
oz. (2 cups) shredded mozzarella cheese
1/4
to 1/3 cup pine nuts or slivered almonds, lightly toasted**
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Prepare pie crust as directed on package for one-crust baked shell using 10-inch springform pan or 9-inch glass pie pan. Spread mustard over bottom of crust. Bake at 450°F. for 9 to 11 minutes or until crust is light golden brown. Reduce oven temperature to 350°F.
  • 2 Meanwhile, melt butter in large skillet over medium-low heat. Add spinach, onion and tomatoes; cook 5 to 7 minutes or until onion is crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Add Italian seasoning, oregano, garlic powder and salt; mix well.
  • 3 Beat eggs in large bowl until well blended. Add spinach mixture and cheese; mix well. Spoon filling evenly into partially baked shell. Sprinkle pine nuts evenly over top, pressing in slightly.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 25 to 35 minutes or until filling and pine nuts are golden brown. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    300
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    130mg
    130%;
    Sodium
    490mg
    490%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    17g
    17%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    13g
    13%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    60%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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