Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Ham and Spinach Quiche

  • 1 pre-baked pie crust
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 pound ham, chopped
  • 1 cup spinach, chopped
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cup cream or half and half
  • 4 ounces Gruyere cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Saute onions until tender.  Combine spinach with onions and ham
Fill pre-baked pie crust with spinach mixture.
Layer  shredded cheese in pie crust; reserve 1/4 cup for top.
Blend eggs, cream, pepper and salt; Pour slowly into pie crust.
Bake in pre-heated oven at 350* for 30 minutes.   Remove from oven and top with reserved cheese.
Continue baking for 20 minutes, or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean.
Let cool 10 minutes before slicing.

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What you will need:

pie crust, onion, ham, spinach, cheese, cream, eggs, salt, and pepper

Saute onion, add ham and spinach.  Cool.
Layer spinach mixture into crust and top with cheese.
Blend eggs, cream, salt, and pepper.
Slowly pour custard into crust
Bake at 350 degrees in pre-heated oven.
Cool 10 minutes before slicing.
Fresh or frozen spinach can be used for this recipe.  Defrost and remove all moisture from frozen spinach.  Chop and saute fresh spinach with onions to wilt.   Quiche in photo is baked in a springform pan but a deep dish pie pan may be used.  The garnish is micro-green radishes.