Spinach & Pepper Quiche

Spinach & Pepper Quiche

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This cheesy Southwestern quiche gets its kick from spicy jalapeño peppers.
Servings: 6

What You'll Need:

  • 2/3 c cornmeal
  • 1 T butter
  • 3/4 t salt, divided
  • 1 2/3 c cold water
  • 6 Apollo’s Gift lactose free cheese snack sticks, chopped
  • 2 T flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c lactose free milk
  • 1/2 of a 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed dry
  • 1/2 c red pepper, chopped
  • 1 T jalapeño chile, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Stir together cornmeal, butter, 1/2 teaspoon salt and water in 1 1/2-quart casserole; cover. Microwave on high 3 minutes; stir. Continue microwaving 4 to 5 minutes or until the batter is very thick, stirring every 2 minutes. Spread batter onto bottom and sides of 9-inch pie plate to form a crust.
  2. In small bowl, toss cheese with flour. In separate bowl, beat eggs; stir in milk, spinach, pepper, jalapeño, garlic, the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and cheese mixture. Pour over crust. Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until set.

Photo and adapted recipe courtesy of Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin

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