Spinach-and-Bacon Quiche

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Quiche is a great brunch option but you could also serve a slice of this spinach-and-bacon version with a green salad for a light and delicious lunch.

Yield:

8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Ingredients

1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed
4 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 1/2 cups half-and-half
1 (1.8-ounce) package leek soup mix
1/4 teaspoon pepper
10 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
1 unbaked (9-inch) frozen deep-dish pastry shell*

Preparation

Drain spinach well, pressing between layers of paper towels.

Whisk together eggs and next 3 ingredients. Stir in spinach, bacon, and cheeses. Pour mixture into frozen pastry shell; place on a baking sheet.

Bake at 375° for 40 to 45 minutes.

* 1/2 (15-ounce) package refrigerated piecrusts may be substituted. Prepare according to package directions.

Marti Moran, Tallahassee, Florida,

Southern Living

October 2000
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