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Lamb's-Quarter Quiche Recipe

Lamb's-quarter greens taste like mild spinach and are loaded with vitamins. This delectable dish is fine to serve for any occasion.—Dorothy Holderbaum, Allegan, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 4 cups chopped lamb's-quarter (tender new leaves)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk or 1-2/3 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 unbaked pie pastry (9 inches)

Directions

  • 1. In a skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add lamb's-quarter; cook and stir until wilted. Cover and remove from the heat.
  • 2. In a bowl, beat eggs and milk. Stir in salt, pepper, 1 cup cheese and lamb's-quarter mixture. Pour into pie shell. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350° bake 30 minutes more or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Let stand 5-10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 343 calories, 23 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 128 mg cholesterol, 494 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 13 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.