Spinach and Mushroom Quiche

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Wake up your Christmas brunch menu with this spinach-mushroom quiche. A couple handfuls of Swiss cheese and a dash of nutmeg ensure that each bite of Spinach and Mushroom Quiche is packed with flavor.

Spinach and Mushroom Quiche
Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
14 mins
Bake Time:
50 mins
Stand Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
104 mins
Servings:
6

Ingredients

  • Pastry for Single-Crust Pie

  • 1 ½ cup sliced fresh mushrooms

  • ½ cup chopped onion (1 medium)

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 3 cup lightly packed coarsely chopped fresh spinach

  • 5 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1 ¼ cup half-and-half or light cream

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • dash ground nutmeg

  • 1 ½ cup shredded Swiss cheese (6 ounces)

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Prepare Pastry for Single-Crust Pie. On a lightly floured surface, roll pastry into a circle about 12 inches in diameter. Line a 9-inch foil pie pan with pastry. Trim pastry to 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate. Fold under extra pastry. Crimp edge as desired. Do not prick pastry. Line the pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy foil. Bake for 8 minutes; remove foil. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes more or until pastry is golden. Remove from oven. Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees F. (Pie shell should still be hot when filling is added; do not partially bake pastry shell ahead of time.)

  2. Meanwhile, in a very large skillet, cook mushrooms and onion in hot oil until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in spinach; set aside.

  3. In a bowl, stir together eggs, half-and-half, salt, and nutmeg. Stir in the spinach mixture. In another bowl, combine shredded cheese and flour; add to egg mixture. Mix well.

  4. Pour egg mixture into the hot, baked pastry shell. Bake in the 325 degree F oven for 50 to 55 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. If necessary, cover edge of crust with foil to prevent overbrowning. Cool completely on a wire rack. Cover and chill within 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

526 Calories
36g Fat
31g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 526
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g 46%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 241mg 80%
Sodium 493mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Protein 19g
Fatty acids, total trans 1g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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