Spinach and Swiss Quiche
Total Time: 1 hrs 20 mins
Hands-on Time: 20 mins
Makes: 8 servings
1 refrigerated pie pastry, single crust
1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
1/2 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup chopped green onions (use tops & bulbs)
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
2 whole eggs, slightly beaten
2 egg whites
2/3 cup milk
1/2 cup 2% fat cottage cheese
1/2 cup low-fat shredded Swiss cheese
1 teaspoon Frontier Co-op Organic Paprika
1/4 teaspoon Frontier Co-op Organic Cayenne
1/2 teaspoon Frontier Co-op Organic Medium Grind Black Pepper
1/2 teaspoon Frontier Co-op Organic Nutmeg
1 teaspoon Frontier Co-op Alder Smoked Salt
1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
2. Line a 9-inch pie pan with the pastry crust. Bake for 10 minutes, until slightly golden. Remove crust from oven and reduce heat to 350 degrees.
3. Cook the spinach per the package directions, then drain well.
4. In medium skillet, heat the olive oil. Add the green onions and red pepper and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.
5. In a large mixing bowl, stir together eggs, egg whites, milk, cottage cheese, Swiss cheese, paprika, cayenne, black pepper, nutmeg and smoked salt until combined.
6. Evenly cover the pie crust with spinach and green onions and red pepper mixture. Then pour egg mixture over vegetables.
7. Bake quiche for 35 to 45 minutes, until mixture is set and top is golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
For smokier flavor, substitute smoked paprika for the regular paprika.
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