Sausage-Spinach Quiche

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

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  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.  

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