Cheesy Spinach Quiche

Cheesy Spinach Quiche

Look for fat-free half-and-half in the dairy case near the regular half-and-half to use in this recipe.

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Recipe from Diabetic Living
YIELD
10 slices
PREP TIME
30 mins

Cheesy Spinach Quiche

Look for fat-free half-and-half in the dairy case near the regular half-and-half to use in this recipe.

Recipe from Diabetic Living
Recipe from Diabetic Living
Cheesy Spinach Quiche
YIELD
10 slices
PREP TIME
30 mins
by 1  person
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Ingredients
  •  Baked Oil Pastry (below)
  • 3   ounces Gruyere or Swiss cheese
  • 2 1/2  cups refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed, or 10 eggs, beaten
  • 1   cup chopped fresh spinach
  • 1/2  cup fat-free half-and-half or fat-free milk
  • 1   tablespoon snipped fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/4  teaspoon ground black pepper
Baked Oil Pastry
  • 1 1/3  cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4  teaspoon salt
  • 1/3  cup vegetable oil
  • 3   tablespoons fat-free milk

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Directions
1. 
Prepare Baked Oil Pastry. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F. Shred Gruyere cheese; you should have 3/4 cup. Set aside 2 tablespoons of the cheese.
2. 
In a large bowl, beat together remaining cheese, the egg, spinach, half-and-half, thyme, and pepper. Pour egg mixture into Baked Oil Pastry.
3. 
Bake for 40 minutes. Sprinkle with the reserved 2 tablespoons cheese. If necessary to prevent overbrowing, cover edge of quiche with foil. Bake about 10 minutes more or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Let stand on a wire rack for 10 minutes before serving. Makes 10 slices.
Baked Oil Pastry
1. 
Prepare Baked Oil Pastry. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F. Shred Gruyere cheese; you should have 3/4 cup. Set aside 2 tablespoons of the cheese.
2. 
In a large bowl, beat together remaining cheese, the egg, spinach, half-and-half, thyme, and pepper. Pour egg mixture into Baked Oil Pastry.
3. 
Bake for 40 minutes. Sprinkle with the reserved 2 tablespoons cheese. If necessary to prevent overbrowing, cover edge of quiche with foil. Bake about 10 minutes more or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Let stand on a wire rack for 10 minutes before serving. Makes 10 slices.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 199, Fat, total (g) 10, chol. (mg) 9, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 15, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 11, sodium (mg) 218, Starch () 0.5, Other Carb () 0.5, Lean Meat () 1.5, Fat () 1.5, Carb Choice () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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