Dotted Swiss and Spinach Quiche

Convenient refrigerated pie crust and frozen spinach team up for this beautiful brunch quiche.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 16
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Crust

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
2
teaspoons honey mustard or sweet hot mustard
1
teaspoon milk
1
tablespoon sesame seed

Filling

1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1/4
cup chopped green onions (4 medium)
1
cup frozen cut leaf spinach, thawed, well drained*
1/2
cup finely chopped cooked ham (2 oz)
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
cup Pillsbury BEST® all-purpose flour
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
cup whipping cream
3
eggs
1
cup shredded Swiss cheese (4 oz)
2
tablespoons sesame seed, toasted**
  • 1 Place pie crust in 9-inch glass pie pan as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie. Brush mustard over bottom of crust. Brush edge of crust with milk. Press 1 tablespoon sesame seed onto crust edge.
  • 2 Place oven rack in lowest rack position in oven; heat oven to 400°F. In 8-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add onions; cook and stir until crisp-tender. Stir in spinach, ham and thyme. Reduce heat to low; cook until spinach is thoroughly heated. Spread spinach mixture over mustard in bottom of crust.
  • 3 In small bowl, beat flour, pepper, nutmeg, whipping cream and eggs with wire whisk until well blended. Pour egg mixture over spinach layer. Sprinkle with cheese and 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seed.
  • 4 Place quiche on lowest oven rack in oven; bake 35 to 40 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean and crust edge is deep golden brown. After 15 to 20 minutes of baking, cover crust edge with strips of foil to prevent excessive browning. Cool 5 minutes before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    350
    (
    Calories from Fat
    230),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    26g
    26%
    (Saturated Fat
    13g,
    13%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    135mg
    135%;
    Sodium
    330mg
    330%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    18g
    18%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    11g
    11%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    45%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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