Spinach Orzo Pie

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Nancy Gould

This is a quick easy dish that's a nice change from lasagna that goes well with a side salad.

Top Review by DebaRooRoo

Very tasty! As is, I give the recipe a 4 out of 5. Next time I will saute the spinach with some garlic and onions and add the cottage cheese right before I take the mixture off the heat. I think that extra step recommended by other reviewers will give it that extra bit of depth and make the recipe 5 stars! Also, used just over a 1/2 cup of raw orzo and the crust was great!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook orzo according to directions and drain.
  2. Combine eggs, orzo, 1/2 c spaghetti sauce and parmesan cheese.
  3. Spray a 9" deep pie plate. The "crust" will be thick.
  4. Spread orzo mixture over pie plate and up the sides.
  5. Cook spinach and drain.
  6. In another bowl, combine spinach, cottage cheese and nutmeg.
  7. Spoon into pie plate.
  8. Spread remaining sauce over top.
  9. Cover the edge of the pie plate with foil.
  10. Bake at 350F for 30 minutes.
  11. Sprinkle with mozzarella and bake 5 minutes more.
  12. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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