Kitty's Spinach Quiche

2
Katrina Freed

By
@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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 13 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min
Method:
Bake

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
A perfect blending of flavors... a scrumptious quiche! This makes for an impressive presentation, ideal for a special occasion brunch or luncheon.

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

Step-By-Step

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.

About Kitty's Spinach Quiche

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