Spinach Phyllo Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by Julesong

The layers of this low-fat phyllo pastry are coated with a mixture of egg whites and olive oil instead of melted butter.

Top Review by Debbwl

Wonderful! Like that it is made low fat but still has plenty of flavor with a nice crunchy top. Made using 1/2 an onion and no chicken broth. Also used fat free cheddar cheese and fresh spinach. Made a nice lunch served with sliced tomatoes and fallowed by a nice fruit salad. Thanks for the post.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 F (190 C). Saute onions in chicken broth until broth has evaporated.
  2. Stir flour into milk until dissolved.
  3. Add to onions and stir constantly over medium heat until thickened.
  4. Blend in cheese until melted.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in spinach.
  6. Beat 6 egg whites until frothy and blend into cheese mixture. Pour into a deep casserole dish brushed with olive oil.
  7. Whisk together remaining egg white and the olive oil.
  8. Blend well.
  9. Cut sheets of phyllo pastry in half.
  10. Top the casserole with one piece of phyllo pastry.
  11. Brush with egg white mixture. Continue layering phyllo sheets, brushing each with the mixture. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes.

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