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Spinach Quiche

Spinach Quiche
3 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (84% score)
by in Mar 2001
Spinach QuichePhoto/Art by Jen Perez

Yield: Makes 6 servings.

A good quiche is adaptable to whatever you have on hand or your own preferences. For this version of spinach quiche, try throwing in extra cheese or increasing the amount of spinach.

Read more about how to adapt this quiche.

Ingredients:

  • One 9" pastry shell, baked
  • 1/2 cup diced cooked ham
  • 10 ounces frozen chopped spinach or 2 cups packed fresh spinach, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups half-and-half
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup Gruyere cheese

Instructions:

Saute ham, spinach, and onion in 2 tablespoons butter until all liquid has evaporated. In a separate bowl, beat eggs with cream and seasonings. Add to other ingredients, blend, and pour into pie shell. Bake at 375 degrees F for 40 minutes or until set. Cool and serve.

Updated Wednesday, February 9th, 2005

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One Response to Spinach Quiche

  1. Anonymous July 26, 2006 at 1:43 pm #

    Great Recipe! To make any quiche extra high and fluffy try adding half cup mayonnaise. Made this one even better.

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