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Pick up the first three or four sheets of phyllo in a stack and lay them, oil side up, in the pan, allowing one narrow end to cover the bottom of the pan and the other end to climb up the side of the pie plate and hang over the edge.
Working quickly, gently brush the top sheet of phyllo with some of the oil.
If you don’t have phyllo, or are gluten-free, you could certainly bake the filling in a greased pie dish and serve it like a crustless quiche instead.
The crispness of phyllo is so appealing, but working with it can be a little intimidating because it is delicate — the thin sheets tear so easily and dry out so quickly.
Lay one sheet of phyllo on the pan and place each additional sheet on top at different angles to create a starlike shape.
Place the stack of phyllo dough sheets on a cutting board and cover it with a slightly damp towel.
Cut the phyllo in half crosswise to make two (7 × 8½-inch) rectangles.
Place one sheet of phyllo on the board, brush it with butter, and sprinkle it with ¾ teaspoon of bread crumbs.
The phyllo cooks until golden, crisp, and flaky, and the cheesy spinach filling is addictive, to say the least.