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Spinach and Swiss Quiche

Spinach and Swiss Quiche

Total Time: 01h 20m
Hands-on Time: 00h 20m
Makes: 8 servings

This breakfast classic is sure to be a crowd pleaser. The heat from the cayenne and sweetness from the pepper balance wonderfully with the spinach and eggs. This recipe is easy to prepare and is perfect for your next family brunch!

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Ingredients

Directions

  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 a medium skillet, heat olive oil. Add green onions and red pepper, and cook for about 5 minutes, until tender.
  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 pie crust with spinach and the green onion 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.
 
NOTES
  1. For smokier flavor, substitute smoked paprika for the regular paprika.