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Orzo Spinach Pie

Orzo Spinach Pie

This savory pie is perfect for lunch or as a light dinner entree!
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Directions

Yield:
4 servings

Serving size:
1/4 of total recipe

Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray 9-inch pie plate with nonstick cooking spray.

Cook orzo according to package directions, omitting any salt. Drain.

Whisk milk, egg whites, salt, if desired, nutmeg, and pepper in large bowl until well blended. Stir in spinach and 2 tablespoons cheese. Add orzo; gently mix. Spoon evenly into prepared pie plate.

Combine bread crumbs and remaining 2 tablespoons cheese in small bowl. Stir in butter. Sprinkle evenly over spinach mixture.

Bake 20 minutes or until topping is golden brown and center is set. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

*Note: To make fresh bread crumbs, tear 1 1/2 slices bread into pieces; process in food processor until coarse crumbs form.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 292 calories, Carbohydrates: 42 g, Protein: 15 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 13 mg, Sodium: 399 mg, Fiber: 3 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 Bread/Starch, 1 Fat, 2 Vegetable, 1 Meat.

Copyright Diabetic Cooking.

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