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Spinach Quiche

Yield 6 servings


  • Pastry for 9-inch deep-dish pie
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

How to Make It

  1. Line a 9-inch quiche dish or pie plate with pastry; trim excess pastry around edges. Prick the bottom and sides of pastry with a fork. Bake at 400° for 3 minutes; remove from oven, and gently prick with a fork. Bake an additional 5 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

  2. Sauté onion in butter in a large skillet until tender. Remove from heat. Stir in spinach and cheese.

  3. Combine eggs, whipping cream, milk, salt, pepper, and nutmeg in a large mixing bowl. Stir in spinach mixture; pour into pastry shell.

  4. Bake at 375° for 35 minutes or until set. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Cut into wedges, and serve warm.

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