A healthy Spinach and Ricotta recipe that can be the only dish for a late afternoon snack. Try it!

Dough Ingredients

  • 1 and ½ cup (tea) wheat flour
  • 1 cup of fine rolled oats
  • 1 cup (tea) butter
  • 1 ovo
  • Salt to taste

Filling Ingredients

  • 2 bunches of spinach, cleaned, cooked and chopped
  • 400 grams of crumbled ricotta
  • ½ cup (tea) cream cheese
  • 2 crushed garlic cloves
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste

Dough Preparation Method

  1. In a bowl, mix the dough ingredients until smooth.
  2. Wrap the dough in cling film and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Filling preparation method

  1. In a pan, over medium heat, heat the oil and sauté the onion and garlic for 3 minutes.
  2. Add the spinach and sauté some more.
  3. Let it cool and add the ricotta and cream cheese.
  4. Season with pepper and salt.

Assembling the Pie

  1. Preheat the oven to medium temperature.
  2. Using a rolling pin, roll out the dough or half of it.
  3. Line a 22 cm diameter removable mold.
  4. Place the filling on top.
  5. Roll out the remaining dough, dividing it in half, and cover the pie.
  6. Brush with beaten egg yolk and bake for approximately 40 minutes.
  7. Leave to cool, unmold and serve immediately.

Mom Tips

If you prefer, use all the dough and leave the filling uncovered.

Approximate yield of 8 servings.

Source: https://www.receitasdemae.com.br/receitas/torta-de-espinafre-e-ricota/

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