Spinach and Cheese Quiche

Spinach and Cheese Quiche Recipe
Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Stephana Bottom
Make an easy spinach and cheese quiche for breakfast or brunch using frozen chopped spinach and a frozen or refrigerated pie crust shell.

Yield:

Serves 8

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 45 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 248
Fat 17 g
Satfat 8 g
Protein 12 g
Carbohydrate 13 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 112 mg
Sodium 401 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1/2 onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 10-oz. package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
1 1/2 cups grated Gruyère
1 9-inch unbaked pie shell
3 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 1/2 cups milk
Salt and pepper
Pinch of ground nutmeg

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 375ºF. In a small skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add onion and sauté until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute longer, stirring. Transfer to a small bowl and let cool.

2. Sprinkle onion mixture, spinach and Gruyère over bottom of pie shell. Beat eggs and milk together, season with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Gently pour into crust.

3. Bake quiche for 40 to 45 minutes, until set and nicely browned. Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes.

September 2009
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