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Lamb’s-Quarter Quiche

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.


6-8 servings

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


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


  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 in the center comes out clean. Let stand 5-10 minutes before cutting.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 343 calories, 23g fat (12g saturated fat), 128mg cholesterol, 494mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 13g protein.

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