Quiche Florentine

This Quiche Florentine is a classic French dish that is perfect for any time of the day.  The buttery crust is packed with fresh spinach, rich Gruyere cheese, and a creamy custard.  Serve this quiche with a crisp salad for breakfast, lunch, or a light dinner.

Ingredients – 1 pre-baked pie crust For the Filling: – 2 tablespoons butter – 3 shallots, coarsely chopped – 3 cups fresh baby spinach – 2 garlic cloves, grated or minced – 6 whole eggs – 2 cups of heavy cream – 1 cup whole milk – ¾ teaspoon salt – ¼ teaspoon black pepper – 2 cups grated Gruyere cheese (200 grams)

In a large skillet, cook the shallots over medium heat until they are golden brown and slightly caramelized. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds, then transfer to a plate and reserve.

Step 1

Melt the remaining butter and cook the spinach leaves until wilted.

Step 2

Transfer it to a paper towel-lined bowl and press it with the back of a spoon to remove any excess moisture.

Step 3

In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, cream, milk, salt, and pepper. Stir the cheese into the egg mixture.

Step 4

Spread the shallots and garlic over the bottom of the partially-baked pastry crust. Spread the spinach mixture over the shallots.

Quiche Florentine is a classic French quiche with fresh spinach, rich cheeses, and a creamy custard. Baked into a deliciously buttery crust, this flavor-packed quiche makes a wonderful breakfast, lunch or light dinner. Our Quiche Florentine recipe is simpler than it sounds. You can make a homemade pie crust using our pastry crust recipe, or go with a store-bought version to shorten the prep time.

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