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spinach sausage pieSpinach and Italian sausage are perfect companions in this delicious main course pie!

I made this for the first time a few weeks ago and my husband was very impressed with the hearty, spicy flavor.  And actually, I was too!

If you like Italian flavors, I think you’ll like this!

Ingredients:

Filling:

  • 1/2 cup dairy sour cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 9 oz package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed to drain
  • 1 egg
  • 1 lb sweet or hot Italian sausage – I used the hot sausage to get the added spice!
  • 8 oz can of tomato sauce
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
spinach sausage pie

Crust:

  • 15 oz package all ready pie crust

Topping:

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1/2 cup dairy sour cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions:

 1.  In a medium bowl, combine 1/2 cup sour cream, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, salt, spinach and egg.  Mix well and set aside.

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2.  If sausage comes in a casing, remove the casing and break it up.  Brown the sausage in a large skillet; drain.

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Removing casing and browning sausage.

3.  Stir in the tomato sauce and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

4.  Heat oven to 375 degrees.

5.  While your sausage mixture is simmering, prepare the pie crust according to the package directions for an unfilled one-crust pie.  Do not prick the crust.  Bake at 375° for 5 minutes.

6.  Spread the spinach mixture over the bottom of partially baked pie crust.

spinach sausage pie

Spinach mixture in pie.

7.  Sprinkle with 1 cup mozzarella cheese.

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Cheese placed on top of spinach mixture.

8.  Spoon sausage mixture over cheese.

spinach sausage pie

Sausage mixture over cheese.

9.  Bake an additional 35 to 40 minutes or until crust is deep golden brown.

10.  While the pie is in the oven, cook the chopped onion in 2 teaspoons oil in a small skillet until tender, stirring occasionally.  Remove from heat and stir in the remaining topping ingredients.

11.  Spoon and spread the mixture evenly over the entire top of the pie.

12.  Cover the edge of the pie crust with a strip of foil.

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Topping spread over pie and a strip of foil placed over pie crust.

13.  Bake an additional 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

14.  Let pie stand for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

spinach sausage pie

Add a vegetable and your meal is complete!

Click here for the printable recipe: Spinach & Italian Sausage Pie

 

I’ll be sharing this post on the lovely link parties found on my “Where I Party” page!

 

 

 

 

{ 16 comments }
Elizabeth (Rock-A-Bye Parents) April 5, 2016, 11:38 am

Oh my, this sounds so good! Of course I love anything with spinach. Yum!
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Teresa April 5, 2016, 5:22 pm

I have found that I love spinach in recipes too! I hope you like it.

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Joni Mason April 5, 2016, 11:46 pm

Looks so yummy, I had to pin this

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Teresa April 6, 2016, 12:44 pm

Thank you so much and thanks for pinning!

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Joanne E Boulter April 7, 2016, 6:15 pm

Thank you for sharing at SYC!
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Teresa April 7, 2016, 10:03 pm

Thank you for hosting!

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Cathy, 1929 Charmer Cottage April 8, 2016, 4:43 pm

This looks so good,,,ooey gooey good! Any leftovers?
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Teresa April 10, 2016, 10:28 pm

It’s so good, there are never any leftovers!

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Pamela Shank April 11, 2016, 10:00 am

This looks really good and your photography is awesome. We love all of these ingredients and will make this for sure. I like the recipe also because it is simple ingredients that we would always have on hand or would not need to buy much. Thank you
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Teresa April 11, 2016, 7:16 pm

Thank you so much! I hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

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Jann Olson April 12, 2016, 1:57 am

This sounds and looks so yummy! Can’t wait to try it! Thanks for sharing the recipe with SYC.
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Jann

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Teresa April 13, 2016, 10:32 am

Thank you. I hope you like it as much as we do!

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Dee April 14, 2016, 7:56 pm

This sounds wonderful — love the flavors! Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday! : )
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Teresa April 16, 2016, 12:57 am

Thank you for stopping by and commenting!

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Charlotte Burkholder August 11, 2016, 9:04 am

Looks good! Visiting from bloggers Pit Stop. Saw you were one of the featured winners. Congrats on achieving your RN degree. My husband and I are both RN’s.
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Teresa August 12, 2016, 12:26 am

Thank you, it is good. What area of nursing are you working in? Thanks for stopping by!

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