Asiago Spinach and Sausage Quiche

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Asiago Spinach Sausage Quiche / lifeinleftfield

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This is an easy and tasty quiche that your family will love. 

My family likes eggs, likes sausage, likes asiago cheese, likes spinach (well, tolerates spinach is more accurate) and likes ‘brinners’ (breakfast for dinner). I like easy one-dish meals with my protein and veggies, so this was perfect for a quick mid-week dinner.

This was my first time using a pre-made pie crust. Yes, really! It did the job and I would use it again in a pinch. However, I really do prefer homemade crusts. Khrista from Ezebreezy has a great pie crust recipe if you need one. And if you don’t have a quiche dish, I highly recommend the one I have or one like it with the fluted edges. It’s made by Polish Pottery. The patterns are beautiful and saturated with color. No two are identical because they are hand painted. Not only are they lovely to look at, they are really nice for quiches (so far no spillovers) and fantastic for pies too – double or single crust. The fluted edge makes even the ugliest crust look amazing with little effort. Believe me. I have had my fair share of ugly crusts and this dish saved me from throwing them out. 

Now on to the quiche…this is definitely a recipe that I will keep for a quick and easy weekday dinner. It’s perfect for lazy Sundays and Holiday brunches too.  
 


 
Asiago Spinach and Sausage Quiche / lifeinleftfield

Chopped Onion, Grated Asiago Cheese and Chopped Spinach all ready in the crust.
Next up…adding the sausage.

 
Asiago Spinach and Sausage Quiche / lifeinleftfield

Hank is wishing I would drop some food. 🙂

 
Asiago Spinach and Sausage Quiche / lifeinleftfield

Pouring in the egg and cream mixture.

 
Asiago Spinach and Sausage Quiche / lifeinleftfield

Setting aside for a few minutes.

 
Asiago Spinach and Sausage Quiche / lifeinleftfield

Don’t skimp on the milk fat. That helps to keep it light and fluffy.

 

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Polish Pottery - Asiago Spinach Sausage Quiche / lifeinleftfield

This is my Polish Pottery Pie/Quiche dish that I love. Isn’t it beautiful?
There’s the same style and similar patterned one here and here. There really are so many pretty ones.

 

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Asiago Spinach Sausage Quiche - Perfect dish for an easy meal, lazy Sunday or holiday brunch. / lifeinleftfield

Asiago Spinach and Sausage Quiche
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Ingredients
  1. 1 pre-made Pie Crust or make Pie Crust
  2. 4 Large Eggs
  3. 8-10 Sausage Links, Cooked and Chopped
  4. 1/3 cup Finely Chopped Onion
  5. 1 cup Grated Asiago Cheese
  6. 1 cup Chopped, Fresh Spinach
  7. 2 cups Whipping Cream or Half-n-Half
  8. 1/4 tsp Salt
  9. 1/4 tsp Pepper
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 425°F
  2. Press crust into 9-inch quiche dish.
  3. Sprinkle the chopped onion, chopped sausage, chopped spinach and Asiago cheese on top of pie crust. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, beat the eggs using a fork or whisk.
  5. Add remainder of ingredients to the bowl and beat until mixed.
  6. Pour egg and cream mixture into the quiche dish.
  7. Place in oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  8. Keep quiche in the oven and reduce temperature to 300°F. Bake for an additional 30-35 minutes or until inserted knife comes out clean.
  9. Allow to set for 10 minutes before eating.
Notes
  1. You may want to use a pie crust shield.
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