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HAM, CHEESE & SPINACH QUICHE
Primary category: Breakfast
1 Pillsbury Dough Crust
3 Tbsp. butter
1 box of frozen chopped spinach
1 small-medium onion
1/4 lb. of maple, smoked or honey-glazed chipped ham
1 cup of shredded sharp cheddar cheese
3/4 cup sour cream
1 Tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce (A-1 Sauce as a substitute)
1 cup of shredded Monterey Jack & Colby cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray quiche dish with cooking spray. Fit dough crust into quiche dish. Line bottom with 1 cup of shredded sharp cheddar cheese. Melt butter in two skillets (1 1/2 Tbsp. in each). Chop onion and saute in one skillet for 2-3 minutes. Add spinach to onions and saute for another 2-3 minutes. Cut up chipped ham and saute in other skillet for 4-5 minutes until slightly browned. Spread fillings evenly over cheese layer in quiche dish.
In a blender, whip eggs, sour cream and Worcestershire Sauce (about 3-4 seconds). Pour evenly over fillings in dish. Top with 1 cup of Monterey Jack & Colby Cheese.
Bake for 35-45 minutes, until top is slightly brown. (Remember to reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees if using an electric oven.)