Spinach Quiche

Preheat oven to 375°F | cook time 45-50 mins | prep-time 40 mins | makes 9 servings

Pie Crust Ingredients*

  • 1 ¼ cup of flour
  • ½ cup shortening, butter or coconut oil (I find coconut oil makes the best flaky pie crusts)
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 3 Tbsp or so of ice water
*For GF option, use pie crust recipe from our apple pie

Filling Ingredients

  • ½ cup of Butter (I forgot to add butter in the beginning of my last quiche and ended up using 3 Tbsp Olive oil to sauté the vegetables, it worked out just as well).
  • 3 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 Small Chopped Onion
  • 10 oz chopped spinach
  • 6 oz Feta or Parmesan cheese
  • 8 oz Cheddar or Mexican cheese
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar

Pie Crust Directions*

  1. Whisk Flour and salt together in a medium size bowl. With a pastry blender or two knives, cut in the cold shortening until mixture resembles course crumbs. Drizzle 2-3 Tbsp ice water over flour. Toss mixture lightly with a fork to moisten (you don’t want to handle dough too much, or your crust will be tough) adding more water a few drops at a time until dough comes together.
  2. Gently gather dough particles together into a ball. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill for at least 30 minutes before rolling.
  3. Roll out dough and put in a pie plate.
*For GF option, use pie crust recipe from our apple pie

Filling Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Melt butter over medium heat in medium sauce pan. Sauté the garlic and onion in butter until lightly browned, about 7 minutes. Stir in Spinach, sausage, feta and ½ of the cheddar. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon mixture into pie crust.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, milk and balsamic. Season with salt and pepper. Pour into pie crust, allowing egg mixture to thoroughly combine with spinach mixture.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Sprinkle remaining cheddar over top of quiche and bake and additional 35 to 40 minutes until set in center. Allow to stand 10 minutes before serving.

Note: You can substitute any of the filling ingredients and make it a quiche of your own! For example, you can add broccoli instead of spinach, chopped ham instead of sausage, or parmesan cheese instead of feta. You can even add sun dried tomatoes or mushrooms! Have fun with it! It’s hard to go wrong with quiche, they are super versatile. We would love it if you shared some of your own creations with us in the comments!

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