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Spinach Quiche


This recipe is delicious to serve for a brunch or anytime you want something special.

1 pie pastry
4 strips bacon, diced
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
1 package (10 oz) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
2 cups eggs
1/2 cup cottage cheese
1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
1/4 teaspoon each salt, pepper, paprika

On a lightly floured surface, roll out pastry. Transfer to 9-in pie plate. Trim pastry and flute edges. Line pastry with double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 425 degrees for 8 minutes on lowest oven rack. Remove foil and cool on a wire rack. Reduce heat to 375 degrees.

In a medium skillet, cook bacon, onion and pepper until tender; drain. Stir in spinach. Spoon mixture into pastry. In small bowl, combine eggs, cottage cheese, Swiss cheese and seasonings; pour over spinach mixture. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand for ten minutes before cutting. May serve with sour cream. Serves 6-8. So good!
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