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Saturday 21 March 2015

Spinach and Goat-Cheese Pie. A low carb masterpiece !


6 servings
Pie crust
1½ cups almond flour
¼ cup peeled sesame seeds
1 tablespoon wheat bran
1 tablespoon psyllium husk, ground
½ teaspoon salt
¾ ounce butter
1 egg

Egg batter
4-5 eggs
1 cup heavy whipping cream or sour cream
salt, pepper

Spinach and goat-cheese filling
½ pound fresh spinach
2 tablespoons butter or coconut oil
1 clove of garlic
1 pinch ground nutmeg salt, pepper
4 ounces grated cheese
1/3 pound goat cheese, sliced


1. Mix almond flour and sesame seeds in a blender. Add the remaining ingredients and mix to form a dough. Press the dough into a springform tin and prick holes in the bottom with a fork.

2. Whisk together the eggs and whipping cream or sour cream. Add salt and pepper. Add the filling in the following steps.

3. Chop the spinach coarsely. Finely chop the garlic. Brown the garlic butter or oil for a few minutes. Add the spinach and sauté some more. Season.

4. Add the chopped spinach to the pre-baked pie shell. Mix the grated cheese into the egg batter and pour over spinach. Top with goat cheese. Bake at 350°F (175°C) 30–40 minutes.

Recipe from Swedish chef Anne Aobadia. Above text and photograph from the mega Diet Doctor blog here.


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