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Spinach Quiche Recipe (Quiche Florentine)

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Spinach quiche, or quiche Florentine, is a wonderful vegetarian quiche recipe.

The spinach, cream, cheese and onion combination is wonderful and may actually get a non-spinach eater to the table.

Quiche recipes are so easy to make for lunch, brunch or dinner. They are perfect for a brunch or breakfast buffet. Add a salad and it’s the perfect light lunch or dinner.

The spinach and eggs in this recipe are both very healthy for us.

spinach quiche florentine

Spinach Quiche Recipe (Quiche Florentine)

This spinach quiche, or quiche Florentine, is a wonderful vegetarian quiche recipe.The spinach, cream, cheese and onion combination is fantastic
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Main Course, Main or Side
Cuisine French
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 436 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1 pie crust, 9", partially baked
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons green onions, finely chopped
  • 2 packages frozen spinach, cooked, drained and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan and sauté onions until tender.
  • In bowl combine spinach, onions, salt, pepper, nutmeg and 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese. Beat cream and eggs together and combine with the spinach mixture. Pour into the pie shell, and sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake for 30 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 436kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 15gFat: 34gSaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 190mgSodium: 661mgPotassium: 461mgFiber: 4gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 12162IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 342mgIron: 3mg
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Makes one quiche, 6 servings.

Tips:

  • Try brushing Dijon mustard (or a mustard of your own preference) on the bottom of the pie shell before putting the filling in. It adds extra flavor.

If you like our Spinach Quiche recipe, have a look at our Cheddar Bacon Broccoli Quiche.

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4 thoughts on “Spinach Quiche Recipe (Quiche Florentine)”

    • Hi Beth
      It calls for 4 eggs and 1 1/2 cups of cream so I think if you use a fairly roomy pie plate you will be fine. If you are using the small crusts that you buy in foil plates, you may want to buy the deep dish. I hope that helps.
      Karen

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