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Spinach Quiche


Spinach Quiche
Recipe By: Sara

About this Recipe:

SaraSara: Brunch or light lunch? You can decide! This is a crust-less quiche recipe which makes it lighter and healthier than the usual with crust recipes. Spinach and cheese are classic combinations. You can substitute your favorite kind of cheese in this recipe to make it your own. Feta instead of mozzarella, Asiago instead of cheddar... the possibilities are endless. This recipe can be served at room temperature.


Main Ingredients:

Chopped Spinach: 1 pack previously frozen* or 300g fresh
Mozzarella Cheese: 1 cup shredded
Parmesan Cheese: 1/4 cup shredded
Cheddar Cheese: 1/4 cup shredded
Egg: 4
Milk: 1/2 Cup
Whipping Cream: 1/2 cup
Onion: 1 medium chopped
Olive oil: 1 Tbsp
Butter: 1 Tbsp
Garlic: 1 clove minced
Sun Flower seeds: 1 Tbsp
Nutmeg: 1/4 Tsp
Salt and pepper


Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 325 F. Lightly grease a 9 inch pie or quiche pan.

2. In a frying pan, add the olive oil and butter and saute the onion and garlic until tender. Add spinach and saute for 10min.

3. In a bowl, whisk together eggs milk and whipping cream. Season with nutmeg, salt and pepper.

4. Add spinach, sunflower seeds, mozzarella and parmesan to the egg mixture. Mix well. Pour in the quiche pan.

5. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese.

6. Bake for 30 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let the quiche stand for 10 minutes to cool before cutting. This recipe can be served at room temperature.



* If using frozen spinach, place the frozen spinach in microwave safe bowl and cook until thawed. Drain as much of the liquid as you can before using.





Published on November 9, 2008
Last edited on October 23, 2009

Herbs & Spices in this Recipe:

Nutmeg
Nutmeg

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Servings
 
6-8
Easiness
 
Easy
Prep Time
 
15 min
Cook Time
 
40 min
Ready in
 
55-60 min
Recipe by
 
Comments
 
5
6 Ratings
 
Average rating: 4.33

Nutrition Facts
% Daily Value

Calories
  243
Fat  18.7 g
29 %

Fiber  1.3 g
5 %

Vitamin A
Vitamin C
102 %
9 %
  Calcium
  Iron
31 %
11 %
Complete Nutrition Facts



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Comments: 5

Bahar, Member2008 Nov 09
Delicious! I've been waiting for Sara to post the recipe, thanks Sara joon :)

Jimmy, Guest2009 Mar 04
Average rating: 4
Nice blend of ingredients. Well written recipe.

Sara, Guest from: Toronto2010 Jan 09
I haven't tried the recipe but is there a healthier alternative to using whipping cream?

Elle, Guest2010 Jan 10
Average rating: 4
use canned evaporated milk in just about any recipe that calls for whipping cream. You won't be able to tell the difference :)

Fatma Tekin, Guest from: Turkey / İstanbul2010 Mar 30
Average rating: 5
Hello, I've cooked your Spinach Quiche recipe. It was much more delicious than it seems. Thank you for sharing.

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