Spinach Pecan Quiche


  • 1 9-inch pie shell; unbaked
  • ½ pounds spinach
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter; melted
  • 8 slices bacon; cooked and crumbled
  • 4 eggs; beaten
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 dash nutmeg
  • 1 onion; chopped
  • ¼ cup pecan pieces
  • 1 cup cheddar or Swiss cheese; shredded
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 1 dash pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 450ºF.
  2. Prepare quiche shell; bake at 450 degrees for 5 minutes.
  3. Reduce oven temperature to 325ºF.
  4. Combine spinach, melted butter, bacon, beaten eggs, sea salt, nutmeg, chopped onion, pecans, shredded cheese, half-and-half and pepper. Pour into baked quiche shell.
  5. Bake at 325 degrees for 30 minutes. Bake until knife inserted off center comes out clean, 5 to 10 minutes more. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Makes one 9-inch pie

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