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Chock Full O’ Veggies Quiche

Chock Full O’ Veggies Quiche

A classic combination of spinach, mushrooms and caramelized onions is a wonderful base for this creamy and light quiche. It’s great for an elegant breakfast or brunch if you want to impress your friends and family.

Quiche
2 deep dish whole wheat pie crusts/or gluten free
6 cups fresh spinach, cleaned
1 1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
2 tablespoons shallots, minced
1 small  onion, sliced
1 cup Jarlsberg cheese, shredded
½ teaspoon garlic, minced
3 tablespoons olive oil
¼ teaspoon pepper
¾  teaspoon  sea salt

Egg mixture
1 cup 2% milk
1½ cup half and half
½ teaspoon  pepper
½ teaspoon granulated garlic
½ teaspoon granulated onion
6 eggs
1 teaspoon sea salt

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Beat egg mixture in bowl lightly with whisk.
  • Sautee onions, mushrooms and garlic in medium frying pan in 2 tablespoon of oil . Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper and cook on medium high heat stirring occasionally to allow onions to caramelize. Once tender add spinach and cook until wilted, transfer to bowl.
  • Place cheese in crust and then veggies. Pour egg mixture over veggies.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes or until set.
  • Serve hot or at room temperature

Serves: 10-12

Cooking time: 1 hour and 15 minutes

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12:25PM PDT on Aug 26, 2014

Now that is what I call a quiche!!!

3:40AM PDT on Aug 24, 2014

Thanks

11:08PM PDT on May 29, 2014

That recipe sounds really tasty. Haven't made a quiche for ages....

3:43PM PDT on May 27, 2014

This looks like a good quiche, I really like the veggie ingredients but why 2 deep dish pizza crusts, surely one is enough; and 2 1/2 cups of milk/ half and half is a bit much with 6 eggs, the dairy is over the top. I make my quiche crustless using cheese as the crust or plain cooked rice. I use 1 cup of milk, 4 eggs and 1 cup of cheese. All in all the only saving grace are the veggies and you could put them in any quiche with a lot less crust and a lot less dairy! I would not make this the way the recipe is now, I'd be changing it.

8:03AM PDT on May 27, 2014

Sounds delicious!

8:07AM PDT on May 22, 2014

Haven't had Jarlsberg Cheese in ages.

8:06AM PDT on May 22, 2014

Thanks.

9:09PM PDT on May 20, 2014

It looked good until I saw the 6 eggs. I have never seen a quiche recipe calling for 6 eggs. The norm is usually 3-4 max.

1:34AM PDT on May 20, 2014

Thanks.

12:23AM PDT on May 20, 2014

Needs some meat though

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