Spinach-Mushroom Quiche

Vicki Johnson

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@vicjoh58

I have been using this recipe for over 30 years. I can't recall where I got it. It was one of my signature recipes for our annual Christmas Brunch. The crust is amazing. My family loves it.


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Ingredients

CRUST

7 c
whole wheat flour
1 lb
soft whipped cream cheese
1 1/2 lb
butter, melted
2 Tbsp
cooking oil

FILLING

1/2 stick
butter
6 c
fresh mushrooms, cleaned and thinly sliced
4 c
chopped fresh spinach
3/4 c
thinly sliced scallions with tops
1/2 c
diced green peppers
1 can(s)
16 oz stewed tomatoes
1/4 c
water
2 c
monterey jack cheese, grated
8
eggs
1/2 pt
half and half
1 Tbsp
sesame seeds
1 Tbsp
paprika

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Heat butter in skillet. Add mushrooms, spinach, scalions, green pepper, tomatoes & water. Cook uncovered over medium-low heat until liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes.
2
Place half cup of each cheese in blender jar. Add eggs and half & half. Cover and blend for 1 minute.
3
Spoon half of vegetable mixture onto crust, spreading evenly.
4
Pour half of cheese mixture over vegetables. Sprinkle on half of remaining cheeses. Spoon on remaining vegetables, then cheese-egg mixture.
5
Sprinkle on rest of cheeses. Sprinkle on sesame seeds (optional) and paprika.
6
Bake 60 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

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