Spinach Quiche


2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 tablespoons chopped onion
1/2 cup diced cooked ham
10 ounces frozen chopped spinach (or 2 cups packed chopped fresh spinach, washed and squeezed of excess liquid
3 eggs
1-1/2 cups half-and-half
1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 cup Gruyère cheese
1 prebaked 9-inch pie shell


Heat oven to 375º.

In a medium-size sauté pan over medium-high heat, melt butter and cook onion until softened, about 5 minutes.

Add ham and spinach. Cook until most liquid has evaporated. Transfer to a large bowl.

In a separate bowl, beat eggs with half-and-half, seasonings, and cheese. Add to spinach mixture, blend, and pour into pie shell.

Bake 40 minutes or until set. Cool and serve.


6 servings

Preparation Time

30 Minutes

Total Time

75 Minutes

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