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Crustless Spinach Quiche Recipe
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Crustless Spinach Quiche Recipe

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I served this at a church lunch, and I had to laugh when one guy told me how much he doesn’t like vegetables. He, along with many other people, were surprised by how much they loved this veggie-filled quiche! —Melinda Calverley, Janesville, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
  • 2/3 cup finely chopped fully cooked ham
  • 5 large eggs
  • 3 cups shredded Muenster or Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 255 calories, 19g fat (10g saturated fat), 180mg cholesterol, 482mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 17g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute onion and mushrooms in oil until tender. Add spinach and ham; cook and stir until the excess moisture is evaporated. Cool slightly. Beat eggs; add cheese and mix well. Stir in spinach mixture and pepper; blend well. Spread evenly into a greased 9-in. pie plate or quiche dish. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean. Yield: 8 servings.

Test Kitchen Tips
  • To ensure perfectly cooked quiche, start checking early to see whether it's done. Baking times are great guidelines, but because every oven heats differently, we recommend taking an early look, especially for cakes, cookies, muffins and delicate egg-based dishes.
  • For cheese that's extra melty, shred or grate it yourself.
  • Originally published as Crustless Spinach Quiche in Country Extra November 1997, p51


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    Elena User ID: 9123416 265206
    Reviewed Apr. 26, 2017

    "My family liked it. Simple recipe and easy to follow"

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    LauraManning User ID: 968398 264625
    Reviewed Apr. 13, 2017

    "Really tasty! I subbed onion powder for real onion, and added about 1/4 cup half and half."

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    kmschilling User ID: 3411997 264504
    Reviewed Apr. 9, 2017

    "Great quiche, we use fresh spinach. Has become a family favorite!"

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    Appy_Girl User ID: 1132413 264486
    Reviewed Apr. 9, 2017

    "One more Keeper for the Notebook. This one is very light and airy. Cheesy goodness through and through. bake time was right on. Meat, cheese, egg,mushroom and spinach ratio Perfect * I had no ham so I used some bacon and 2 lone sausage links. I also used fresh Spinach. This is not just for breakfast. This one did double duty as we ate it for breakfast and Lunch. Next time I am thinking Minis * Perfect for Brunch Buffet.

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    Marian User ID: 9102721 263190
    Reviewed Mar. 7, 2017

    "Very good recipe. I used Canadian bacon for the ham."

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    key-ko User ID: 2829787 257558
    Reviewed Dec. 2, 2016

    "New family favorite menu ! We all love it !"

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    Robby1 User ID: 1478802 256533
    Reviewed Nov. 8, 2016

    "I wanted to use up fresh spinach and decided to try this. This is very good and no need for a pie crust, it holds together nicely. It was still good when warmed up for lunch the next day."

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    StarlightBright User ID: 6530110 253907
    Reviewed Sep. 10, 2016

    "I would like a pie crust, would it be soggy if I used this mixture in one?"

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    knollbrookcook User ID: 4057123 252156
    Reviewed Aug. 3, 2016

    "I made this yesterday for the second time. Turned out good. However, my son can't have chicken eggs or cow dairy products so I used goat cheese and duck eggs. Also I used fresh spinach, chopped up and I sauted it with the mushrooms etc. It also freezes well, and he takes it to work for his lunch."

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    joycerm53 User ID: 703299 252147
    Reviewed Aug. 2, 2016

    "Great recipe as written and you can add or subtract veggies that your family likes. No need for a crust."

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