Tricia’s Cheesy Spinach Quiche

by Tricia H on April 28, 2011

Easy Cheesy Spinach Quiche from 5DollarDinners.com

With plenty of opportunities for luncheons and brunches coming up, don’t overlook the chance to make an easy quiche. It’s also a simple and frugal, last-minute supper to pull together. Especially if you already have store-bought, frozen pie shells on hand.

The secret to its good taste is the pepper jack cheese. Plus, it’s my grandmother’s recipe, so you know it’s extra special.

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Cheesy Spinach Quiche

Adapted from Mama Ann’s Quiche

Yield – 4 servings

Preparation Time – 5 minutes

Cooking Time – 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • Frozen pie shell (or make your own with Erin’s recipe)
  • One (1) 10 oz. package frozen chopped spinach
  • 8 oz. Monterrey Jack (1/2 Pepper Jack) Cheese (also tastes great with a mix of cheddar and mozzarella)
  • Two (2) eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • dash of salt and pepper
  • 1 cup chopped ham, bacon or turkey bacon (still tastes great without this!)

Directions

  • Cook spinach according to package microwave directions. (Fresh spinach? Even better. Just use the Cook Fresh Vegetables setting on your microwave).
  • Drain and squash out all excess water from spinach.
  • Mix all ingredients together and pour into a pie shell.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes.

Freezer tip: Mix up the ingredients and freeze them in a freezer bag to pull out and pour into a frozen pie shell on one of those busy nights.

Batch cooking: Two of these feeds a crowd! Or, get some of those small, individual serving pie pans and make a stack of quiches.

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Alea April 29, 2011 at 1:47 pm

This looks incredible! I love how easy this recipe is; I can’t wait to give it a try.

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