Sausage-Spinach Quiche

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 50 mins


8ounces pork sausage (bulk)
1-- pastry pie shell
1/4cup onion, chopped
1clove garlic, minced
1-- 10-ounce package frozen spinach, chopped
1cup Cheddar cheese, shredded (4 ounces)
4-- eggs, slightly beaten
1cup light cream
1/4teaspoon salt
3-- cherry tomatoes (optional), halved
-- watercress sprigs (optional)


  1. Prepare pastry and set aside.

  2. Crumble sausage in medium skillet; add onion and garlic. Cook over medium heat till sausage is browned, stirring occasionally; drain well.

  3. Thaw spinach, drain well. Remove remaining moisture by pressing spinach between layers of paper toweling. Add spinach to sausage mixture; mix well.

  4. Sprinkle cheese evenly in pastry shell. Top with sausage mixture. In a medium mixing bowl combine eggs, cream and salt; mix well. Pour egg mixture over sausage mixture.

  5. Bake in a 375F. oven for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted halfway between center and outer edge comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Garnish with cherry tomatoes and watercress, if desired.  

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 440
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 32g
  • Saturated Fat 14g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 12g
  • Cholesterol 200mg
  • Sodium 620mg
  • Potassium 410mg
  • Carbohydrate 19g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 19g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 120%
  • Vitamin C 6%
  • Calcium 25%
  • Iron 15%