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Quiche Recipe

Looking for an easy quiche recipe? Learn how to make quiche using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by home4ed

Makes 8 servings



Nutrient Information 386 Calories 27g Total Fat 6.5g Saturated Fat 24g Carbohydrates 13g Protein 353mg Sodium 2g Fiber

Recipe Ingredients for quiche

2 tablespoons Olive oil
1 medium-sized onion, halved and thinly sliced
1 1/2 cups sliced mushrooms
3 cups baby spinach
1 clove Garlic
3 large eggs
1 cup whole Milk
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon Ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1 1/2 cups Grated Gruyere cheese
1 pie crust

Recipe Directions for quiche

  1. 1. Prepare Basic Pie Pastry, and set aside to rest 10 minutes. Grease 9 1/2 inch deep-dish pie pan. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. 2. Roll pastry into 12-inch circle between two sheets of wax paper or plastic wrap. Peel off top sheet; invert pastry over pie pan, Peel off second sheet, then tuck pastry into pan without stretching it, pinching overhang into an even edge. Chill 15 minutes. Smooth sheet of aluminum foil over pastry; fill with dried beans or rice bake 20 minutes. Remove pan from oven; lift foil with beans from pan. Using fork, pierce pastry 6-8 times. Reduce oven to 375 degrees, and bake 7 minutes. Cool on wire rack. Leave oven on.

  3. 3. To make filling: Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, and cook, stirring, 5 minutes. Add mushrooms; cover and cook 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in spinach and garlic; cover, and cook 2-3 minutes to melt cheese.

  4. 6. Spread vegetable mixture in pastry shell. Sprinkle with half of remaining cheese. Slowly pour in egg mixture, then sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 40-45 minutes, or until golden brown and slightly puffy. Transfer to wire rack, and let cool 15 minutes before serving.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 142.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
319
Calories from Fat
183
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.3g
31%
Saturated Fat
6.9g
34%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
368mg
15%
Potassium
236mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
23.5g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
14.1g
Protein
11.5g
Vitamin A 32% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 27% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sugar
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