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Spinach Quiche

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Ingredients
Crust:
Flour- 1 cup + 2 tablespoons
Salt
Firm Butter- 3 tablespoons
Vegetable Shortening- 3 tablespoons
Ice Cold Milk- 2 to 5 tablespoons
Dry Beans- for blind baking

Filling
Frozen Spinach- 1 box, chopped
French Fried Onion Rings- 1 small can
Sour Cream- 1 large container
Eggs- 2nos., beaten
Cheddar Cheese- 1 stick, grated (8 oz.)
Water- as required
Salt- 1 teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 375°F.
2) In a bowl sieve together flour and salt.
3) Slowly rub the butter and shortening with the flour using a knife of fingers.
4) Fold in the milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until dough ball is formed.
5) Place the dough between the sheet of parchment paper and roll out.
6) Using the dough sheet line a 8 inch pan and pierce well with a fork.
7) Put the dry beans or pie weights to prevent the bottom of pastry from
puffing up.
8) Blind bake in the oven for 8 minutes.
9) Remove from oven and take out the weights and allow to cool.

MAKING
10) In a pot, ¾ filled with salted boiling water, blanch the spinach for 3 minutes.
11) Drain and rinse in ice-cold water and drain again.
12) In a bowl, place the spinach, onion rings, sour cream, eggs and cheese.
13) Stir well to mix.
14) Spoon the spinach mixture in the pie crust.
15) Bake in the oven for about 45 minutes or until golden browned on top.

SERVING
16) Cut in wedges and serve hot with a small mixed salad if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Spinach
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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