https://food52.com/recipes/52899-fresh-spinach-shallot-quiche Add the water, one tablespoon at a time, and mix until the dough roughly comes together into a ball; do not over-mix. Add a few more splashes of water if you feel the dough is too crumbly/dry. Bake at 375 degrees for 25-30 minutes. Stir in the spinach mixture and then … Pie Crust: Please try again. How To Freeze Spinach Quiche. 4 large eggs (If necessary protect edge of crust with foil to prevent over-browning.) Add cheese, onion, spinach, and bacon to the bottom of the pie crust. Spinach quiche makes a delicious breakfast or brunch recipe and can even be served as a lunch or dinner entrée. A no-roll crust sounds pretty good right about now! Pour over cheese and ... make 2 full quiche dishes, or one deep dish ... about 1 1/2 hours. I am a French Homecook, Photographer & Creator of Pardon your French. Spinach and Cheese Quiche 62 reviews . Your email address will not be published. For more recipes, buy my cookbook: Rustic French Cooking Made Easy. Making French cooking easy, approachable and cliché-free is my priority. Spread the mixture across the pie crust. Set aside. Wrap the dough in a plastic wrap and chill for at least 30 minutes. Beat it with the half and half and eggs until smooth-ish then mix in remaining ingredients, including drained spinach. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Hooray! Extra points if you make the pie crust from scratch!…, Get the Cookbook “Rustic French Cooking Made Easy”, Braised Rabbit with Prunes (Lapin aux Pruneaux), Classic French Spiced Bread (Pain d’Épices), Butter Sablés from Alsace (Butterbredele), Although you can use a store-bought pie crust for convenience, I think, The amount of filling in this recipe is just right to fill a. My kids love this easy quiche. Set aside and let cool. Scatter spinach evenly over cheese (breaking up clumps as best you can). Bon Appétit! The trick to using fresh spinach, is that you need to cook the spinach first. Required fields are marked *. Just thaw it in the fridge and you can use it in so many different recipes. 5 tbsp (75ml) cold water It also has the special ability to become breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner! This spinach quiche … I omitted the green onions and instead used 1/4 cup Goya Sofrito (my special ingredient). Add in the spinach and mix for another 2-3 minutes, or until the spinach has wilted. Bake in 350 degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes. Add ham and spinach and stir the entire mixture until well combined. Bake for 45 minutes, until the crust is golden brown and the filling is golden as well. Looking for the Christmas Reading Calendar? We love a good quiche, especially one as fresh as this cheesy spinach quiche recipe. Be honest, you didn't let the cream cheese soften first. Cook spinach for 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until wilted and soft. I serve it with fresh fruits for a light weeknight supper or weekend lunch. Sautee in a pan over medium heat for about three minutes, or until spinach is wilted. To make the crust - Mix the flour, salt and butter with your fingers or pulse in a food processor, until you get a crumbly consistency and pea-size bits of butter are still visible. This fresh spinach quiche recipe is the perfect solution when you need to use up fresh spinach! So when everyone woke up the next day and saw me pulling this quiche out of the oven I actually had to defend this recipe! There was an error submitting your subscription. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Please let me know by leaving a comment below, rate the recipe and/or share a photo on Instagram: tag @pardonyourfrench  and hashtag it #pardonyourfrench. Please see my Privacy Policy & Disclosure page for more details. 1 1/4 cup (300ml) heavy whipping cream (35%mf) Want ideas for fitting in reading and sharing books with your children? French Quiches are perfect to make do with what’s in season, and this Spinach and Cheese Quiche makes perfect use of big bunches of fresh, in-season spinach leaves. While I prefer to use defrosted frozen spinach in this recipe as it is less work, you can use fresh spinach instead of frozen in quiche. It’s packed with three kinds of cheese – you won’t even notice how many greens you’re sneaking in! Make sure your read the cooking notes before you start. Cut any excess crust that hangs over the edge, and poke the bottom of the crust all over with a fork. Pour over evenly over the spinach and cheese mixture. Spread spinach on warm pre-baked pie crust. Split evenly the spinach pan into … Basically there is no better way to use up a bunch of fresh spinach. Spread the cooked shallots evenly over the bottom. Ingredients: 8 (cheese .. eggs .. milk .. oil .. onion ...) 6. In a medium-size skillet, heat olive oil and add chopped onion. It's packed with three kinds of cheese - you won't even notice how many greens you're sneaking in. Spinach and Cheese Quiche Audrey French Quiches are perfect to make do with what’s in season, and this Spinach and Cheese Quiche makes perfect use of big bunches of fresh, in-season spinach leaves. Combine the eggs, half and half, salt, and pepper in a blender, then pour the egg mixture into the pie. Add garlic and shallot and sauté until soft. Remove the pan from the heat to cool while you mix up the custard for the spinach goat cheese quiche. If desired, sprinkle the top lightly with more parmesan cheese and/or salt and … Place frozen pie crust on a baking sheet and set aside. To assemble – Take the crust out of the fridge. Their frozen Sofrito is my favorite kind. And what more can you ask from a dish than that? Pour the egg mixture on top. It’s an easy recipe that you can enjoy at brunch, lunch or dinner and it’s also perfect to make ahead. You’ll almost think you’re eating a creamy spinach dip! But I added a special ingredient, so I believe that is why. Can I use fresh spinach instead of frozen in quiche? Mixed 4 eggs, 2 cups of milk mixed with 1/8th teaspoon nutmeg in a separate bowl and place aside. Preheat the oven at 180C (375F). Ingredients: 6 (cheese .. eggs .. milk .. seeds .. spinach ...) 5. Discard of the garlic. Drain spinach mixture in a colander by lightly pressing with a spatula to remove excess water. Spread the spinach evenly on top; try to break apart as many spinach clumps as possible with your fingers. This quiche … Any questions, don’t hesitate to leave a comment. I love that it calls for fresh spinach, too. Need to use up a bunch of spinach? In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, heavy cream, salt, pepper, nutmeg, cayenne and grated cheese. This post may contain affiliate links. In a medium bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients together. 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