Quiche Florentine

Quiche Florentine

Published March 14, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 8
Total Time: 65 min

Prep Time: 15 min | Cook Time: 50 min

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Quiche is the ultimate egg dish, with all the goodness of an omelet baked into a flaky crust. To reduce the fat or for a gluten-free option, eliminate the pie crust and pour the egg mixture into lightly-greased ramekins or a pie plate. Be sure to let the quiche rest at least 10 minutes to allow it to set before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 wedge
Calories per serving: 133
Total Fat 6.3g 10%
Sodium 528mg 22%

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 cup egg substitute
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1 (10-ounce) package froz.en chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 2/3 cup shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 (9-inch) unbaked piecrust

Step by Step:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Sauté ham, onions, and bell pepper in a lightly greased skillet over medium-high heat until onions are tender, about 5 minutes. Set aside to cool to room temperature.
  3. Whisk together eggs, milk, salt, and pepper until well combined; stir in ham mixture, spinach, and cheddar. Pour mixture into piecrust and bake 45 to 55 minutes or until just set in center. Remove and allow to cool 15 minutes on cooling rack before cutting into 8 wedges.
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