Spinach Quiche Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodDish

Ingredients

 Pastry1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Grated swiss cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cream style cottage cheese1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Light cream1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Eggs4
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1 Dash
 Frozen spinach12 Ounce
 Chopped chives2 Tablespoon
 Butter1 Tablespoon
 Onion1 Small

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1927 Calories from Fat 1124

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 126 g194.2%

Saturated Fat 55.3 g276.6%

Trans Fat 0.6 g

Cholesterol 1080.1 mg

Sodium 4973 mg207.2%

Total Carbohydrates 94 g31.3%

Dietary Fiber 17.6 g70.4%

Sugars 45.7 g

Protein 104 g208.7%

Vitamin A 894.2% Vitamin C 76.2%

Calcium 137.8% Iron 66.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Heat oven to 475 degrees.
Line 9-inch pie pan with pastry, building up a high fluted edge.
Bake for 3 minutes.
Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees.
Sprinkle Swiss cheese evenly over bottom of pie shell.
Beat cottage cheese, cream, eggs, salt, pepper and nutmeg together to blend well.
Stir in spinach and chives.
Pour into prepared pie shell.
Heat butter in small skillet and add onion.
Cook gently, stirring, until golden.
Spoon over cheese mixture.
Cover edge of pie shell with a narrow strip of aluminum foil to keep it from browning too much.
Bake about 45 minutes or until nicely browned and filling is set in centre.
Serve hot.
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