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Spinach Gruyere Quiche

Rich and satisfying vegetarian quiche made with grated Gruyere cheese, organic heavy cream and spinach. It's delicious for brunch.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon grass-fed butter
  • ¾ cup thinly sliced shallots
  • 6 pastured eggs
  • 1 ½ cup shredded Gruyère
  • 1 cup organic heavy cream
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 (10 ounces) package frozen spinach, thawed
  • Homemade store-bought pie crust

Instructions

  • Once spinach are thawed, squeeze excess water. Otherwise, you'll have a watery quiche.
  • Cook crust in the oven according to your crust recipe or crust package instructions. Set aside.
  • Now, set oven temperature to 325F.
  • In a skillet over medium low heat, melt butter and add shallots. Cook until very soft, about 6-8 minutes. Reserve.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk eggs. Then add cheese, cream, salt, pepper and nutmeg, and stir to combine.
  • Add shallots and thawed spinach on the pie crust, then slowly add the egg filling.
  • Bake in oven for about 50 t0 55 minutes or until cooked through.