Torta tal-ispinaċi (Spinach pie)

Torta tal-ispinaċi

Pastry:  use olive oil pastry or normal short crust pastry

Filling:  Steam a kilo of fresh spinach for a few minutes;  drain well.  In a pan saute one chopped onion, 4 cloves chopped garlic, one large can tuna, one can chopped anchovies, a few broccoli and cauliflower florets, 200g chopped olives, some frozen pease,optional, but nicer, a small portion of smoked salmon;  add spinach and season well.  Cook for around 45 minutes, cool and add some grated cheddar cheese, and 2 beaten eggs.  Assemble the pie and brush the top with more beaten egg.  Bake in a pre-heated moderate oven (fan electric 175 lowered  to 150) for about an hour.  Nice served warm or cold for picnics!



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