Kitty's Spinach Quiche

Recipe Rating:
 13 Ratings
Serves: 6
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method: Bake

Ingredients

THE CRUST:
1 1/4 c all-purpose flour
1/3 c white shortening
5 Tbsp water
THE FILLING:
6 slice bacon cut into small pieces (raw)
1/2 c onion, chopped
8 eggs
3 c fresh baby spinach chopped (do not pack)
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c milk
salt, pepper, & a pinch of ground nutmeg
2/3 c shredded mozzarella
1/2 c shredded swiss cheese

The Cook

Katrina Freed Recipe
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Newark, DE (pop. 31,454)
Kat19702
Member Since Sep 2010
Katrina's notes for this recipe:
This is the best spinach quiche I have ever had. I usually make my own crust, but if you want a faster, easier quiche I am sure a purchased pastry shell will do the job.

This is incredibly good even warmed in the microwave as leftovers.
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A perfect blending of flavors... a scrumptious quiche! This makes for an impressive presentation, ideal for a special occasion brunch or luncheon.

Directions

1
Cut shortening into flour using a pasty cutter until flour mixture is small pea sized beads.
2
Add water and blend by hand just enough to form dough, then roll out on floured cloth
3
Fit pie crust to pie pan, crimp and prick bottom and sides with a fork. Line pastry with heavy duty aluminum foil
4
Bake in 450 degree oven for 8 minutes, remove the foil, bake 5 minutes more or until golden. Cool on a wire rack
5
While pastry is baking, cook bacon and onion together in a medium sized skillet till bacon is crisp. Drain on paper towels
6
In medium sized bowl beat eggs then add the rest of the ingredients and blend together
7
Pour egg mixture into warm pie shell and bake for 45 minutes at 325 degrees. Cool at least ten minutes before serving.
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user Cyndi Tilley cynditilley - Mar 10, 2011
Looks delicious Katrina - thank you for sharing :)
user Katrina Freed Kat19702 - Mar 10, 2011
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user Katrina Freed Kat19702 - Mar 11, 2011
Katrina Freed [Kat19702] has linked this recipe with Blue Ribbon Apple Bundt Cake
user Katrina Freed Kat19702 - Mar 11, 2011
Katrina Freed [Kat19702] has linked this recipe with PEGGI'S FLAKY PIE CRUST
user Patrice Manning ladybug77 - Mar 13, 2011
Sounds great.... I'm saving for my next quiche.

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