- 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls, divided
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
- 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
- 7 Eggland's Best® Eggs
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 pound thinly sliced deli ham
- 1/2 pound thinly sliced hard salami
- 1/2 pound sliced provolone cheese
- 2 jars (12 ounces each) roasted sweet red peppers, drained, sliced and patted dry
- Preheat oven to 350°. Place a greased 9-in. springform pan on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 18 in. square). Securely wrap foil around pan. Unroll one tube of crescent dough and separate into triangles. Press onto bottom of prepared pan to form a crust, sealing seams well. Bake 10-15 minutes or until set.
- Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add spinach and mushrooms; cook and stir until mushrooms are tender. Drain on several layers of paper towels, blotting well. In a large bowl, whisk six eggs, Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning and pepper.
- Layer crust with half of the ham, salami, provolone cheese, red peppers and spinach mixture. Pour half of the egg mixture over the top. Repeat layers; top with remaining egg mixture.
- On a work surface, unroll and separate remaining crescent dough into triangles. Press together to form a circle and seal seams; place over filling. Whisk remaining egg; brush over dough.
- Bake, uncovered, 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until a thermometer reads 160°, covering loosely with foil if needed to prevent overbrowning. Carefully loosen sides from pan with a knife; remove rim from pan. Let stand 20 minutes. Yield: 12 servings.
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I just found this recipe and I'm anxious to try it. Am I missing something in the directions? Don't you use a greased "spring form" pan and line the outside of the pan and not the inside? I have family coming in for the holidays and I'm anxious to make this. It sounds wonderful.
What a wonderful recipe. Is easy to make, but it does take time to cut ingredients to size. Looks and tastes fabulous. Leftovers heat well. The best part???...my husband ate spinach!!!
This is delicious! I didn't put in the salami because I don't like salami, but other than that I followed the recipe pretty close. I used 9 oz of spinach instead of 6, because that's what came in the package, and I got a jar of peppers that were already sliced to save time. Everyone loved it though!! My only issue with it is how best to cook it... I lined my pan with greased foil, which worked fairly well, but it was still somewhat difficult to remove from the foil to our plates.
Oh MY This was Yummy for My Tummy! There are so many possibilities with this recipe - and it makes great work breakfast take along. I tried this with egg beaters and it worked well too! Will make again!
Made this for a girls card game brunch and everyone loved it. Made it again and used frozen spinash (10 oz) and it worked very well. Will use quick release foil to line the bottom and side of pan for easier release and cleanup. Will make it again and gain.