Vegan Spanakopita

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 306.7
  • Total Fat: 16.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 487.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.5 g
  • Protein: 17.3 g

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Introduction

If you are not vegan you can add low fat feta cheese (1/4 C) and fresh parmesan (1/4 C) and cottage cheese (2 C) in place of the tofu . Also you can add a whole egg in place of the nutritional yeast. Enjoy!!! If you are not vegan you can add low fat feta cheese (1/4 C) and fresh parmesan (1/4 C) and cottage cheese (2 C) in place of the tofu . Also you can add a whole egg in place of the nutritional yeast. Enjoy!!!
Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    1/2 C olive oil
    2.5 lbs fresh spinach cleaned and destemmed
    6 green onions minced
    1 C fresh dill chopped
    2 lbs firm tofu
    1/3 C lemon juice
    2 tsp Greek Mountain Oregano
    dash of nutmeg
    1 tsp salt
    pepper
    1 lb phyllo pastry dough

Directions

Directions Preheat oven to 375º.
Heat 2 T oil, add spinach, green onion, garlic, and dill, and sauté, stirring frequently until spinach is limp and the liquid that sweats out has boiled away. Set aside.
Drain tofu, wrap in towel(s), and press out excess liquid. PLace in bowl and use whisk (or your hands) to mash it. Add spinach, lemon juice, oregano, nutmeg, walnuts, ¼ c olive oil, yeast, salt, and pepper and mix well. Taste and adjust seasonings.
Lay out a sheet of filo in the baking dish (it will overlap the sides). Brush with oil, lay another on top, brush with oil, and repeat for a total of 8 sheets.
Spread half of the spinach mixture over the dough. Lay out another 8 sheets of filo as above. Spread the rest of the spinach on top, then lay out the rest of the filo.
Brush the top with oil and tuck the edges of the filo sheets into the pan.
Bake uncovered for 35-40 minutes, until golden-brown and crispy.



Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHRISTIE41.

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