Speedy Spinach Quiche

Speedy Spinach Quiche
Recipe Type: Breakfast
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained well
  • 1 9-inch refrigerated ready piecrust (1/2 box)
  • 1 teaspoon all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (about 2 ounces) grated Monterey Jack
  • 1/2 cup (about 2 ounces) grated Parmesan
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup lowfat cottage cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried dillweed
Instructions
  1. Melt butter in heavy medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and sauté until translucent, about 8 minutes. Add spinach and stir until spinach is dry, about 3 minutes. Cool slightly.
  2. Preheat oven to 375°F. Dust 1 side of crust with flour. Transfer to 9-inch-diameter quiche dish or pie pan, floured side down. Press into pan, sealing any cracks. Trim edges. Sprinkle both cheeses over bottom of crust. Top with spinach mixture. Beat eggs, cottage cheese, salt, pepper, nutmeg and dillweed in large bowl to blend. Pour over spinach. Bake until filling is set, about 50 minutes. Cool slightly. Cut into wedges and serve.