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Spinach Jiben (Spinach Souffle in a Pie shell)

spinach jiben

A Syrian spinach and cheese pie comes together quickly in a store bought whole wheat pie crust. Using cottage cheese keeps the fat low and the flavor high. You will love this for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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  • 1 unbaked 9” 100% Whole Wheat pastry shell (Wholly Wholesome Organic)
  • 2 10 oz boxes of frozen chopped spinach or 2-3 packages fresh spinach chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 oz cottage cheese
  • ½ (8-ounce) bag part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • garlic powder


Steam spinach to defrost and squeeze out extra liquid. Brown onion in oil. Add the spinach and combine with cheese, eggs and spices. Pour into pastry shell. Bake for 1 hour at 350˚.