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Deep Dish Spinach and Cheddar Quiche

 
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This fluffy deep dish quiche is so easy to prepare. Substitute non-fat sour cream or mayonnaise and reduced fat Cheddar cheese to lighten it up.

Yield

8

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

70

min

Ready

2

hrs

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

½ cup sour cream
or mayonnaise
½ cup milk
I use 1%, but any can be used
5 each eggs
extra large or jumbo, lightly beaten
8 ounces cheddar cheese
extra sharp, shredded
10 ounces spinach
frozen chopped, thawed and squeezed dry
1 medium yellow onion
chopped
1 clove garlic
minced
½ teaspoon dill weed, dried
*
¼ teaspoon oregano
dried
*
teaspoon cayenne pepper
Optional
*
teaspoon nutmeg
ground (optional)
*
1 x kosher salt
to taste
*
1 x black pepper
to taste
*
9 inch pie shell (9 inch)
deep dish, unbaked

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400℉ (200℃). Line a baking sheet with foil.

  2. Sauté onions and garlic in a little olive or vegetable oil for 3 minutes; stir in the spinach and all seasonings; remove from heat and set aside.

  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the sour cream and milk until smooth. Whisk in the eggs. Layer spinach mixture and shredded Cheddar in pie shell in two (2) additions. Pour in egg mixture. Place on baking sheet and cover with lightly-sprayed foil.

  4. Bake, covered, for 50 minutes. Remove foil and bake another 15 to 20 minutes, until top is golden and filling is set.

Let sit on rack for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 231g (8.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 86959% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 57g 88%
Saturated Fat 21g 104%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 139mg 46%
Sodium 1060mg 44%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 25%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Sugars g
Protein 29g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 19% Iron 22%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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