Kitty's Spinach Quiche

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Katrina Freed

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@Kat19702

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


Rating:

★★★★★ 13 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make Kitty's Spinach Quiche

Step-by-Step

  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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About Kitty's Spinach Quiche

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




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