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GinnyL’s Light and Fluffy Spinach Quiche

Posted by Solitary Dancer on June 24, 2006

Light and Fluffy Spinach Quiche

Ingredients

1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup cream
1/4 cup water
4 eggs — lightly beaten
8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup bacon bits
10 ounces frozen spinach — chopped, (squeeze dry)
1/4 cup chopped onion

Crust:

2 ounces cream cheese
2 eggs
3 tablespoons heavy cream
2 tablespoons parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon chives
garlic powder
onion powder
1 cup shredded Co-Jack cheese

To make crust: beat cream cheese, (or kefir cheese) with eggs and cream. Mix in the rest of ingredients and spread into greased pie plate. Bake at 350 for 30 min. Top with quiche ingredients.

1.Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a cookie sheet with foil.

2.In a large bowl, whisk together mayonnaise and cream and water until smooth. Whisk in eggs. Layer spinach, cheese, bacon bits and onion in pie shell, making several layers of each. Pour in egg mixture. Place quiche on prepared cookie sheet. Cover quiche with foil.

3. Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes. Remove cover, and bake 10 to 15 minutes, or until top is golden brown and filling is set.

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Per Serving: 471 Calories; 43g Fat (79.1% calories from fat); 20g Protein; 5g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 264mg Cholesterol; 605mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 5 Fat.

NOTES : This was adapted from a recipe on allrecipes.com, http://brunch.allrecipes.com/az/LightndFlffySpinchQich.asp

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