Marie Callender’s Quiche
Recipe from Marie Calendar’s
restaurant, Milwaukee, WI.
1/2 cup white onion, minced
1/2 cup dry white wine
2 cups heavy cream
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp white pepper
1/2 cup chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed dry
12 oz natural Swiss cheese, grated
1 oz ham, diced
1 (10-inch across, 2-inch deep) deep-dish pie crust, lightly baked
In medium saucean, place onions and wine, and bring to boil. Reduce heat, simmer until most liquid is gone. Cool, set aside.
In large bowl, beat eggs and cream together. Add salt, pepper, nutmeg, reserved onion mixture and spinach.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Sprinkle cheese evenly over pie shell. Sprinkle ham over cheese. Top with egg mixture and bake 25 to 30 minutes,
or until golden brown.
Makes 8 servings.
Source: Bill Woodward, Chef, Marie Callender’s Milwaukee, WI; Milwaukee Sentinel, April 23, 1992.