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Mushroom Spinach Quiche
"This tasty mushroom spinach quiche is so good with bold flavors perfect for a savory brunch. This egg quiche recipe is easy to make and a little easier on the waistline than any other homemade quiche. What is quiche? A quiche is a savory custard usually made with a combination of eggs and cream. However, it can be made with a variety of different fillings including; meat, vegetables, cheeses, and seafood. A few tasty additions for this recipe are sausages and ham. In addition, you may also add basil for a variation of greens in the quiche recipe."
Preparation Time15 min
Cooking Time50 min
Cooking MethodOven, Skillet
- 1 pie crust (store-bought or homemade)
- 4 large eggs
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 8 ounces cheddar cheese
- 5 ounces gruyère cheese
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 clove garlic
- 8 ounces shitake mushrooms
- 6 ounce baby spinach
- 1 teaspoon nutmeg
Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
Unroll pie dough into a cast-iron pan.
Prick all over with a fork.
Blind bake pie dough for 12 minutes, remove and set aside.
Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Whisk together eggs, salt, pepper, and heavy cream.
Stir in cheese and set aside.
In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter and add olive oil.
Add slices of mushrooms and cook for 10 minutes
Add minced garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
Toss in spinach and cook until just wilted.
Set aside to cool for 5 minutes.
Stir the vegetable mixture into the egg mixture.
Pour into the pie crust.
Place onto a rimmed cookie sheet and bake for 45 minutes.
Remove and let it cool for a couple of minutes before serving.
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