As I mentioned last week, I bought a huge tub of spinach on sale ... so, spinach being highly perishable, I've eaten quite a lot of the stuff in order to use it up before it started to get slimy.
Today's method of plowing through the supply involved a universal favorite: pizza.
I had a bit of leftover feta, as well as a lovely prepared blob of garlic-herb pizza crust dough (99-cents at Trader Joe's -- an incredible deal!), and decided that combining these ingredients would make not only a nutritious dinner but also excellent leftovers to bring for lunch at work.
So, that's precisely what I did: I placed the dough into a pan, threw as much spinach onto it as I could without burying the dough entirely, and used up the last of the cheese.
And it was an exceptional dinner, if I may say so myself ... :)
Spinach Feta Pizza
1 ball of fresh pizza crust dough
1/4 cup pesto
2 generous cups baby spinach leaves
1/2 cup crumbled feta
1/3 cup finely grated parmesan
freshly ground pepper
Preheat oven to 425F. Grease a 9"x13" baking pan.
With lightly floured hands, press the pizza crust into the prepared pan. Spread the pesto over the dough, leaving a 1" border. Tear the spinach leaves and distribute them over the pesto. Sprinkle the feta and the parmesan over the spinach, then grind pepper over everything to taste.
Bake for 20 minutes or so, until the crust is lightly browned.
Cut into 6 pieces and serve.