This unique and easy pie will be sure to make your Meatless Monday dinner a hit.
Serves: 6 Total Time: 45 min Prep Time: 15 min
3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 small onion, finely chopped
3 clove(s) garlic, minced
1 package (10-ounce) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
3 cups cooked instant or quick-cooking brown rice
1 cup diced extra-sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
1/4 tsp salt
4 large eggs
1/2 cup non-fat milk
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Generously coat a 9-inch pie pan with cooking spray.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring frequently, until beginning to brown, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and spinach; cook, stirring, 1 minute more. Transfer to a large bowl. Add rice, cheese, pepper, and salt to the bowl and stir to combine.
Whisk eggs and milk in a medium bowl. Stir into the spinach-rice mixture. Transfer to the prepared pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
Bake the pie until lightly browned in spots, about 25 minutes.