Spinach Broccolini Goat Cheese Quiche
Recipe type: Brunch
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Serves: 8
  • 1 store bought pie crust
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 packed cups fresh spinach
  • 1 small bunch broccolini
  • 4 large eggs
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 4 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Remove pie crust from the refrigerator and allow to warm slightly at room temperature
  2. In the meantime, preheat oven to 350°
  3. Warm olive oil in a skillet over medium heat
  4. Add spinach and cook until thoroughly wilted, set aside
  5. Steam broccolini in a steamer basket over lightly salted water
  6. Remove from the heat, allow to cool slightly then cut off the stems, reserving the top florets
  7. Gently unroll pie crust and place in a 9" pie dish
  8. Rather than crimping the edges, all the pie crust to settle into folds
  9. Use a fork to lightly pierce all over the bottom and side of the crust
  10. Pre-bake pie crust for 6 minutes at 350° then remove from the oven
  11. In the meantime, vigorously whisk eggs in a mixing bowl
  12. Add spinach, milk, heavy cream, salt, pepper and goat cheese
  13. Whisk until well combined (the goat cheese will remain clumpy)
  14. Pour mixture into the par baked pie crust
  15. Gently place the broccolini florets on top
  16. Bake for 35 - 40 minutes until the edges are golden and the top is no longer jiggly
  17. After 20 minutes, add a pie shield to protect the edges from getting overly crispy
Recipe by The Sweetest Occasion at https://thesweetestoccasion.com/2018/11/spinach-broccolini-goat-cheese-quiche/