Savorful Saturday: Mushroom Quiche

Courtesy Star Clippers Cruise Line

Courtesy of our friends at Star Clippers Cruise Line, check out this amazing recipe for Mushroom Quiche! This traditional, egg quiche is flavorful. It is great as breakfast, brunch, or a light dinner. Fresh fruit or steamed vegetables are great with it, as well as whole-grain bread or muffins.

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
8 ounces sliced fresh mushrooms (mix cremini, shiitake, button and/or oyster mushrooms if you can find them)
1 ½ cups sweet onion (thinly sliced)
1 tablespoon garlic (thinly sliced)
5 ounces fresh baby spinach (about 8 cups), coarsely chopped
6 large eggs
¼ cup whole milk
¼ cup half-and-half
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon fresh thyme (more if you want to granish)
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground pepper
1 ½ cups shredded Gruyere cheese

Courtesy Star Clippers Cruise Line

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
Coat a 9-inch pie pan with cooking spray; set aside
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat
Add mushrooms; cook for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally until browned and tender
Add onion and garlic; cook about 5 minutes, stirring often until softened and tender
Add spinach; cook 1-2 minutes until wilted
Remove from heat
Whisk eggs, milk, half-and-half, mustard, thyme, salt and pepper
Fold in mushroom mixture and cheese
Spoon into pie pan
Bake about 30 minutes until golden brown
Let stand for 10 minutes; slice
Garnish with thyme and serve!

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