Spinach Phyllo Casserole

“The layers of this low-fat phyllo pastry are coated with a mixture of egg whites and olive oil instead of melted butter.”
READY IN:
1hr 45mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F (190 C). Saute onions in chicken broth until broth has evaporated.
  2. Stir flour into milk until dissolved.
  3. Add to onions and stir constantly over medium heat until thickened.
  4. Blend in cheese until melted.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in spinach.
  6. Beat 6 egg whites until frothy and blend into cheese mixture. Pour into a deep casserole dish brushed with olive oil.
  7. Whisk together remaining egg white and the olive oil.
  8. Blend well.
  9. Cut sheets of phyllo pastry in half.
  10. Top the casserole with one piece of phyllo pastry.
  11. Brush with egg white mixture. Continue layering phyllo sheets, brushing each with the mixture. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes.

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