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Betsy’s Bacon, Spinach & Cheese Quiche

A delicious quiche made with bacon, spinach, and Swiss cheese.

  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 servings 1x

Ingredients

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23 cups sliced onions
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt, pepper and sage, to taste
Prebaked 9-inch pie shell
1/4 cup coarsely grated Swiss cheese
3 large eggs
1 1/2 cup whole or 2% milk
10-ounce package of fine fresh spinach
2 tablespoons shallots or scallions
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup cooked bacon
Nutmeg, to taste

Instructions

Cook the sliced onions in 2 tablespoons olive oil until very tender and season with salt, pepper, and a little sage.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Place rack in the upper-third level.
Spread half the cheese in the bottom of the prepared pie shell.
Spread onions over the cheese.
Stem, wash, blanch, squeeze dry, chop, and sauté the spinach in 2 tablespoons butter with 2 tablespoons shallots or scallions for several minutes until very tender. Season with salt, pepper, and a speck of nutmeg.
Spread the spinach over onions.
Top with remaining cheese and cooked bacon.
Beat eggs and milk together and pour it into the pie shell, filling to within 1/8 inch of the rim or no more than halfway if the shell is slant-sided.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes, until the filling is lightly puffed and browned.
Serve warm.

  • Author: 9
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Halal

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 350 kcal
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Sodium: 800mg
  • Fat: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 14g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 30g
  • Cholesterol: 90mg

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