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Two-Cheese Spinach Quiche Recipe

This beautiful pie really stars on my holiday brunch buffet. The cheese, ham and spinach flavors blend perfectly. It's easy to prepare besides.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 unbaked pie pastry (9 inches)
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 can (5 ounces) fully cooked ham, flaked
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. Line the unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 450° for 5 minutes. Remove foil. Bake 5 minutes longer. Remove from the oven; reduce heat to 350°. Combine Swiss cheese, spinach, mushrooms and ham; sprinkle over crust. In a bowl, beat eggs, cream, flour and salt until smooth; pour over spinach mixture. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 258 calories, 16 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 119 mg cholesterol, 553 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 10 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.