Monday, May 17, 2010

Make Something Monday ... Hamburger Spinach Quiche

Make Something Monday
I had some spinach left over from the night before and wanted to make sure it didn't go bad so I entered in google a search for spinach and the ground beef I had left over and tada out popped this recipe. You all know how much I love quiches! This was not a let down and was very yummy and the best part it was EASY to make! Hope you enjoy!

Hamburger Spinach Quiche

Ingredients

  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked deep dish pie crust
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 (10 ounce) boxes frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Chill the pie crust at least 20 minutes before baking to prevent shrinkage.
  2. Prick the pie crust with a fork and line with a double layer of aluminum foil and a layer of pie weights or dried beans. Bake in the preheated oven until edge of crust is golden, about 10 minutes. Carefully remove the foil and weights and bake until the crust has set, about 5 minutes more.
  3. Cook and stir the ground beef and onion in a large skillet over medium-high heat until the beef is crumbly, evenly browned, and no longer pink. Drain and discard any excess grease. Beat the eggs in a mixing bowl with the salt, pepper, and nutmeg until smooth. Whisk in the heavy cream, followed by the spinach and the beef mixture. Pour into the prepared pie crust and sprinkle with Cheddar cheese.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean, 35 to 45 minutes. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before slicing.

ALEXIS NOTES: You know me it's all about easy so it was put everything in the crust no heating it first. I've never found any problems so hey I go with it! Also switched heavy cream to my Fat Free half and half. Also had a half of a red onion so that is what I used.

16 comments:

  1. This sounds yummy! I will have to get more spinach before I can make mine. I can't wait to try this.

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  2. What a fun meal. It is not ham on Monday..

    I hope you had a great weekend Poser...

    I am posing today stop on by..

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  3. I am definitely going to try this one! My kids love spinich, my husband tolerates it and we all like hamburger!

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  4. Uh oh, you lost me with quiche this week. I can't do eggs. lol

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  5. While Pricilla would enjoy some of that spinach raw.....the publicist avoids it like the plague!

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  6. mmm now this sounds very tasty xxx thanks for sharing xx

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  7. This sounds so good. I want to live in your house so I can enjoy all of your recipes without making the mess. Can I come and be the Queen?

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  8. You had me at hamburger :) I was lazy this week and did not buy eggs, had two bags with me and once they are full sometimes I am just too tired for the third, lol

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  9. OMG I am so hungry right now.. Jeff went to go get pizza... I think he went to Italy to go get it... I am starving!...... Thank you very much ! LOL.... :)

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  10. Ok seriously... you have GOT to explain fat free half and half to me. That is so wrong on so many levels. Yowsers. ;)

    But ohhh mmmmm quiche like this sounds good. I haven't had one in eons!

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  11. That looks good except I might substitute something else for the ground beef.

    I got my Yoplait stuff today - very nice! Thanks again!

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  12. I don't like eggs and this looks so delicious I wanted to eat that piece right off your blog. Thanks for another great recipe!!

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  13. Wow! That looks amazing! I may be trying this sometime soon...I have a bunch of beef and eggs to use! LOL!

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  14. This sounds delicious... but you know Bill, I will have to make it without the onions. :-)
    Thanks for the recipe, as always!
    BTW, I LOVE the Print Friendly button for your recipes... it works so great!!

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