Spinach Pie With Raisins and Pine Nuts

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READY IN: 2hrs 5mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Make the dough: Combine the flour and salt on the counter and work in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • Add 2 of the eggs and continue to work until the mixture forms a dough.
  • Gather into a ball and knead gently for a few seconds until smooth; cut into two pieces, one slightly larger than the other, wrap in plastic, and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Make the filling: Soak the raisins in warm water to cover for 30 minutes; drain.
  • eanwhile, heat 1 teaspoon of the olive oil and sauté the pine nuts until golden and aromatic, about 3 minutes, stirring all the while.
  • Remove with a slotted spoon.
  • Add the remaining olive oil and cook the onions and garlic until wilted.
  • Stir in the spinach, salt, pepper, and some freshly grated nutmeg.
  • Cook 5 minutes, turn out into a bowl, and stir in the eggs, raisins, pine nuts, and Parmigiano.
  • Adjust the salt if necessary.
  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Roll out the two balls of dough on a lightly floured work counter to a thickness of 1/8".
  • Line a buttered 9" springform pan with the larger circle, fill with the spinach mixture, and close with the smaller circle.
  • Brush with the remaining beaten egg and bake 35 minutes, until the dough is golden brown and crisp.
  • Serve hot or at room temperature.
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