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Wholemeal Spinach Quiche

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  Wholemeal pastry 5 Ounce (55 Gram, Prepared)
  Spinach filling 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1 Ounce (30 Gram)
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Spinach 8 Ounce, stalks removed and leaves finely shredded (1/2 Bunch, 250 Gram)
  Eggs 3 , lightly beaten
  Sour cream 9 1⁄2 Ounce (300 Gram)
  Grated tasty cheese 2 Ounce (Mature Cheddar, 60 Gram)
  Ground nutmeg 1 Pinch
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste

1. Roll out pastry and line the base and sides of a lightly greased 23cm/9in flan tin. Trim edges of pastry and line base with baking paper. Fill with uncooked rice and bake for 15 minutes. Remove rice and paper and bake for 10 minutes longer. Remove from oven and set aside to cool slightly.
2. To make filling, melt butter in a frying pan, add onion and cook over a medium heat for 4-5 minutes or until soft. Stir in spinach and cook for 2-3 minutes longer or until spinach wilts. Remove pan from heat and set aside.
3. Place eggs, sour cream, cheese, nutmeg and black pepper to taste in a bowl and mix to combine. Spread spinach mixture over base of pastry case, then carefully spoon in egg mixture. Reduce oven temperature to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4 and bake for 30 minutes or until filling is firm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1716 Calories from Fat 1003

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 113 g174.4%

Saturated Fat 62.9 g314.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 835.4 mg278.5%

Sodium 1241 mg51.7%

Total Carbohydrates 119 g39.6%

Dietary Fiber 14 g56.2%

Sugars 18.3 g

Protein 59 g118.7%

Vitamin A 544.7% Vitamin C 142.4%

Calcium 73.2% Iron 82.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Wholemeal Spinach Quiche Recipe