Silverbeet and Mushroom Pie

AuthorAnnabel
RatingDifficultyBeginner

A pie with no crust so no guilt, utilising an under-hero'd vegetable ... silverbeet. So simple and goes perfectly with a green salad.

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Yields6 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time47 minsTotal Time1 hr 2 mins
 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 2 onionsfinely sliced
 3 cloves garlicchopped
 500 g mushroomsthickly sliced
 1 bunch silverbeetroughly chopped
 pinch of nutmeg
 4 eggs
 300 ml lite thickened cream
 ½ cup grated reduced fat Swiss cheese
 salt and pepper
What are we cooking today?
1

A vegetarian pie that is so good for you as Silverbeet and mushrooms are full of fibre and antioxidants.

Getting started
2

Preheat oven to 180°C.

3

Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over a moderate heat.

4

Saute the onion and garlic for 5 mins or until soft.

5

Add the mushrooms and saute for another 2 mins.

6

Add the silverbeet, nutmeg and season.

7

Cover the saucepan and cook until the silverbeet wilts.

8

Remove from the heat, stir the silverbeet through the mushrooms and drain any excess moisture.

9

Transfer the silverbeet mixture into a large 6 cup capacity baking dish.

10

Whisk the eggs and cream together, season and stir through the grated cheese.

11

Pour the egg mixture over the silverbeet mixture, swirl the egg mixture through the silverbeet using a fork.

12

Bake the pie for 40 mins or until golden and set.

13

Allow to cool slightly before slicing

Annabelle's tips
14

Serve with fresh green beans or a simple green salad.

Ingredients

 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 2 onionsfinely sliced
 3 cloves garlicchopped
 500 g mushroomsthickly sliced
 1 bunch silverbeetroughly chopped
 pinch of nutmeg
 4 eggs
 300 ml lite thickened cream
 ½ cup grated reduced fat Swiss cheese
 salt and pepper

Directions

What are we cooking today?
1

A vegetarian pie that is so good for you as Silverbeet and mushrooms are full of fibre and antioxidants.

Getting started
2

Preheat oven to 180°C.

3

Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over a moderate heat.

4

Saute the onion and garlic for 5 mins or until soft.

5

Add the mushrooms and saute for another 2 mins.

6

Add the silverbeet, nutmeg and season.

7

Cover the saucepan and cook until the silverbeet wilts.

8

Remove from the heat, stir the silverbeet through the mushrooms and drain any excess moisture.

9

Transfer the silverbeet mixture into a large 6 cup capacity baking dish.

10

Whisk the eggs and cream together, season and stir through the grated cheese.

11

Pour the egg mixture over the silverbeet mixture, swirl the egg mixture through the silverbeet using a fork.

12

Bake the pie for 40 mins or until golden and set.

13

Allow to cool slightly before slicing

Annabelle's tips
14

Serve with fresh green beans or a simple green salad.

Silverbeet and Mushroom Pie
AuthorAnnabelCategory, , , DifficultyBeginner
Rating
Yields6 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time47 minsTotal Time1 hr 2 mins

Ingredients

 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 2 onionsfinely sliced
 3 cloves garlicchopped
 500 g mushroomsthickly sliced
 1 bunch silverbeetroughly chopped
 pinch of nutmeg
 4 eggs
 300 ml lite thickened cream
 ½ cup grated reduced fat Swiss cheese
 salt and pepper

Directions

What are we cooking today?
1

A vegetarian pie that is so good for you as Silverbeet and mushrooms are full of fibre and antioxidants.

Getting started
2

Preheat oven to 180°C.

3

Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over a moderate heat.

4

Saute the onion and garlic for 5 mins or until soft.

5

Add the mushrooms and saute for another 2 mins.

6

Add the silverbeet, nutmeg and season.

7

Cover the saucepan and cook until the silverbeet wilts.

8

Remove from the heat, stir the silverbeet through the mushrooms and drain any excess moisture.

9

Transfer the silverbeet mixture into a large 6 cup capacity baking dish.

10

Whisk the eggs and cream together, season and stir through the grated cheese.

11

Pour the egg mixture over the silverbeet mixture, swirl the egg mixture through the silverbeet using a fork.

12

Bake the pie for 40 mins or until golden and set.

13

Allow to cool slightly before slicing

Annabelle's tips
14

Serve with fresh green beans or a simple green salad.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 6


Amount Per Serving
Calories 275
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 10g50%
Cholesterol 177mg59%
Sodium 219mg10%
Total Carbohydrate 4g2%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Protein 14g29%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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