The girls have been laying for awhile now. Not all of them, but we get 2-3 eggs a day, which is quite wonderful. So I decided it would be a good time to make a quiche.

I gathered everything I would need to make my favourite tomato and herb quiche…with a spinach crust. It is from The Enchanted Broccoli Forest and it is delicious!

First the crust.

First you cook some spinach with a bit of butter. You can sauté it, or you can just microwave it. Either is fine.

Mix the cooked spinach with flour, wheat germ, a bit of salt and a dash of nutmeg.

Put the mixture into an oiled quiche pan….

…and spread it out to form a crust. Add flour as needed if it is spread too thin. Bake the crust for 15 minutes at 375.

While the crust is cooking, grate some cheese. I like gruyere but any kind you like will be fine.

Sauté some chopped garlic.

Add sliced tomatoes and herbs.

Sprinkle the grated cheese into the cooked crust.

Mix 4 eggs with 1 1/2 cups of milk and pour into crust.

Put the sautéed tomatoes and herbs in. Add freshly ground black pepper and a bit of Romano cheese..

Pop it into the oven for 35-40 minutes.

Isn’t it beautiful? What a treat!

Thanks girls!

About patti

I am a retired kindergarten teacher, tending a new kind of garden now, raising chickens and exploring permaculture. I live with my husband, Bill, my beloved dog, Fergus and my cat, Mighty Merlin. We have a small cottage and a tiny bit of land called Brookwood Shire. It is our sanctuary.
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4 Responses to Quiche

  1. YUM!! Looks wonderful! I agree, Thank-you, girls.. 🙂

  2. What a great idea for the crust – to put spinach in it. I’m going to have to try that. I always just use a store-bought pastry crust. Time to make my own!

  3. PermaGoddess says:

    You are an inspiration! I never thought of making pastry with spinach in it…wow!

  4. PermaGoddess says:

    I have felt compelled to tweet both these blogs…inspirational…and we need more!

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