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Spinach & Bacon Hash Brown Quiche

 Spinach & Bacon Hash Brown Quiche
With a crust of crispy hash browns and a rich, creamy filling studded with spinach and bacon, this cheesy quiche is comfort food at its most satisfying. Delicious for breakfast, lunch or supper! Sonya Labbe - Santa Monica, California
6 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 3 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 6 bacon strips, diced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups chopped fresh spinach
  • 2/3 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 cup shredded Swiss cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 425°. Press hash browns between paper towels to
  • remove excess moisture; toss with butter. Press onto the bottom and
  • up sides of a 9-in. pie plate. Bake 20-25 minutes or until edges are
  • browned. Reduce oven temperature to 350°.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook bacon and onion over medium heat
  • until bacon is crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain. In a large
  • bowl, combine eggs, cream, salt and pepper. Stir in spinach, cheeses
  • and bacon mixture; pour into crust.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes or until a knife inserted near center comes out

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Spinach & Bacon Hash Brown Quiche (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • clean. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 282 calories, 20 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 166 mg cholesterol, 441 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 13 g protein.
Wine: Sparkling Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.