You are here: Home » Recipes » Spinach and Cheese Pie Spinach and Cheese Pie Kitchen Tested Yield 6 servings Prep 10 mins Cook 30 mins Think spanakopita but without all the work. Mark Boughton PrintEmail Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil1 1/4 cups chopped green onions1 pound frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry -- Finely grated rind of 1 lemon1/2 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley6 ounces feta cheese, crumbled1 1/2 cups whole-milk, small-curd cottage cheese1/2 cup finely grated Romano cheese1 -- egg1/2 teaspoon salt -- Freshly ground black pepper1/4 teaspoon nutmeg8 sheets phyllo dough2 tablespoons melted butter Instructions Preheat oven to 400F. Heat olive oil in 2-quart saucepan. Add onions and sauté until tender, about 3 minutes. Add spinach and cook 1 minute. Remove pan from heat. Stir lemon rind, parsley and feta cheese into spinach mixture. Combine cottage cheese, Romano cheese and egg in a small bowl. Stir until well blended. Add to spinach mixture. Add salt, pepper and nutmeg; stir well. Scrape filling into a 9-inch pie plate or 8-inch square baking dish. Bake 15 minutes. Remove from oven. Brush one sheet of fillo with melted butter, keeping remaining sheets covered with a cloth. Crumple fillo sheet into a nest shape and place on top of fillo. Repeat with remaining fillo sheets to cover filling. Bake about 10 minutes, until fillo topping is browned. Recipe by Nancy Allen.