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  • 8servings
  • 60minutes
  • 201calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsProteins, Lipids, Carbohydrates, Cellulose
VitaminsB3, B6, B9, B12, C, D
MineralsIodine, Fluorine, Chromium, Manganese, Potassium

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 prepared pie crust (9 inch or 23 cm pastry shell)

  2. 1 garlic clove , finely sliced (or crushed)

  3. 1 leek , sliced and chopped

  4. 1 tablespoon olive oil

  5. 1 bunch silver beet

  6. 4 large eggs or 5 smaller eggs , whisked lightly

  7. 1 cup smooth style light ricotta cheese

  8. 1/2 cup shredded light cheddar cheese or 1/2 cup grated light tasty cheese

  9. 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper

  10. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  11. 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper

  12. 1 large tomato , sliced into rounds

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Heat oven to 400°F ( 200°C ) 15 to 20 degrees less if using a fan-forced oven.

  2. Heat the olive oil in a non-stick frypan and add the garlic and chopped leek. Cook on a gentle to medium heat until the leek has softened. Set aside to cool.

  3. Remove the course stems from the silverbeet and just use the green leaves. Chop them roughly and add the whole bunch to a large saucepan. Add 1 cup of water. Cook over a medium heat with the lid on until the spinach has steamed and wilted down. Do not overcook the spinach- it should only take a few minutes to this point.

  4. When the silverbeet has wilted - strain it as much as possible and place on a clean tea-towel. Wrap the silverbeet in a clean tea-towel and squeeze out as much liquid as possible. Chop the silverbeet finer if desired and add it to a large mixing bowl.

  5. Add the cooked leek mixture, eggs, cheeses, salt and pepper to the silverbeet. Mix and pour into the pie shell.

  6. Decorate with the sliced tomato and sprinkle over some more cracked black pepper and salt.

  7. Bake in the oven approx 40 minutes or until set through. Remove from the oven and allow to rest for 5-10 minutes before serving. Serve with a salad or more veggies on the side.

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