Sunday, March 31, 2013

Sunday Brunch Launch: Quiche & Gien Floral Bouquet


Ingredients: (Serves 6-8)
1/2 cup butter1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic1 small onion, chopped12 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided1 cup milk4 eggs, lightly beatensalt & pepper, to taste1 (10 ounce) box frozen chopped spinach, thawed & squeezed dry6 ounces feta cheese with dried basil and tomato, crumbled1 (4 ounce) jar sliced mushrooms, drained1 frozen deep dish pie shell, slightly thawed

1.  Heat oven to 375°F.2.  In large skillet, saute onion and garlic in butter, app. 5 minuets or until just soft. Remove from heat.3.  Stir in 6 oz. cheddar, the feta cheese, mushrooms, and spinach. Mix well; place into pie crust.4.  In medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper. Pour over spinach mixture, poking holes to allow the egg mixture to seep inches.5.  Bake 15 minutes. Top with remaining 6 oz. cheddar, continue baking 40 minutes, or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

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Place Setting
After pulling together such a gorgeous brunch item, don't spoil it by leaving it in one of those aluminum, disposable pie dishes.  Finish it off with the perfect tart dish from Gien:

Floral Bouquet Tart Dish by Gien