- 1 pound fresh spinach, rinsed, stemmed and chopped
- 1 cup dried bread crumbs
- 1 cup grated Parmesan
- 1/2 stick unsalted butter, softened
- 3 eggs
- 1 1/2 cups ricotta cheese
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 1 tablespoon dried basil
- Fresh nutmeg
- Salt and pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Over medium high heat, place spinach in a large skillet and pour in 1/2 cup of water. Cover and steam until wilted. Drain spinach and reserve.
In a large bowl, beat together the eggs, ricotta cheese, sour cream, 1/2 cup Parmesan, basil, nutmeg and salt and pepper. Stir in the spinach and mix until well combined. Pour into chilled crust. Top with remaining Parmesan and bake for 45 minutes or until firm. Cool to room temperature before serving.