Kitty's Spinach Quiche

Katrina Freed


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. The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 13 votes

20 Min
1 Hr 10 Min


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1 1/4 c
all-purpose flour
1/3 c
white shortening
5 Tbsp


6 slice
bacon cut into small pieces (raw)
1/2 c
onion, chopped
3 c
fresh baby spinach chopped (do not pack)
1/2 c
sour cream
1/2 c
salt, pepper, & a pinch of ground nutmeg
2/3 c
shredded mozzarella
1/2 c
shredded swiss cheese

How to Make Kitty's Spinach Quiche


  • 1Cut shortening into flour using a pasty cutter until flour mixture is small pea-sized beads.
  • 2Add water and blend by hand just enough to form dough, then roll out on floured cloth.
  • 3Fit pie crust to pie pan, crimp and prick bottom and sides with a fork. Line pastry with heavy duty aluminum foil.
  • 4Bake in 450-degree oven for 8 minutes, remove the foil, bake 5 minutes more or until golden. Cool on a wire rack.
  • 5While pastry is baking, cook bacon and onion together in a medium sized skillet till bacon is crisp. Drain on paper towels.
  • 6In medium sized bowl beat eggs then add the rest of the ingredients and blend together.
  • 7Pour 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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About Kitty's Spinach Quiche

Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Brunch

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