Spinach & Mushroom Quiche

Spinach & Mushroom Quiche

3 Reviews
From: EatingWell.com, January 2020

This healthy vegetarian quiche recipe is as simple as it gets. It's a quiche without the fussy crust! It's filled with sweet wild mushrooms and savory Gruyère cheese. Enjoy it for breakfast or brunch, or serve it with a light salad for lunch.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 ounces sliced fresh mixed wild mushrooms such as cremini, shiitake, button and/or oyster mushrooms
  • 1½ cups thinly sliced sweet onion
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced garlic
  • 5 ounces fresh baby spinach (about 8 cups), coarsely chopped
  • 6 large eggs
  • ¼ cup whole milk
  • ¼ cup half-and-half
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, plus more for garnish
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1½ cups shredded Gruyère cheese

Preparation

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  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 9-inch pie pan with cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; swirl to coat the pan. Add mushrooms; cook, stirring occasionally, until browned and tender, about 8 minutes. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring often, until softened and tender, about 5 minutes. Add spinach; cook, tossing constantly, until wilted, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Whisk eggs, milk, half-and-half, mustard, thyme, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Fold in the mushroom mixture and cheese. Spoon into the prepared pie pan. Bake until set and golden brown, about 30 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes; slice. Garnish with thyme and serve.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 slice
  • Per serving: 277 calories; 20 g fat(8 g sat); 2 g fiber; 7 g carbohydrates; 17 g protein; 39 mcg folate; 220 mg cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 2,127 IU vitamin A; 11 mg vitamin C; 358 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 443 mg sodium; 289 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (43% daily value), Calcium (36% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1½ fat, 1 high-fat protein, 1 medium-fat protein, 1 vegetable

Reviews 3

February 08, 2020
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By: wellfam
Made this quiche for breakfast today. Went together so easily. My husband and I loved it. Will definitely be making again..
January 30, 2020
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By: HEIDI
This is a spectacular recipe. I made it according to the recipe and it was gorgeous. I told my husband that this was going to become a staple in our household! The recipe is even more delightful, given its healthful ingredients and low calorie count.
January 13, 2020
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By: MeganOS
The combination of wild mushrooms and gruyere cheese really elevates the flavor of this quiche.
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