Deep-Dish Spinach, Leek and Bacon Quiche
Deep-Dish Spinach, Leek and Bacon Quiche
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  • Summary

    This deep dish quiche recipe has a supple cream cheese crust that bakes up light and fluffy. Greek yogurt adds a tang to the creamy egg center baked with sauteed leeks, spinach and crunchy bacon bits.

    Ingredients

    • For the Cream Cheese Pastry Shell
    • 10 ounces unsalted butter, very cold and cut into chunks
    • 10 ounces cream cheese, very cold and cut into chunks
    • ? teaspoon kosher salt
    • 12 ounces all-purpose flour
    • 4 pound bag of uncooked beans for baking (these are not to be eaten and can be reused for another time)
    • For the Quiche Filling
    • 1 pound bacon, cut into large dice
    • 1 cup leeks, white parts and light green only (about 1 small leek)
    • 6 cups spinach leaves
    • 8 ounces havarti cheese, shredded
    • 6 large eggs
    • 2 cups plain Greek yogurt (fat-free, low fat or whole)
    • 1 cup whole milk
    • ¼ teaspoon white pepper
    • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1367 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 83 g 128.19%
    • Saturated Fat: 47 g 234.41%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 270 mg 89.99%
    • Sodium: 2474 mg 103.07%
    • Calcium: 431 mg 43.06%
    • Potassium: 354 mg 10.11%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 27.69%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 91 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 16 g 63.32%
    • Sugar: 21 g
    • Protein: 59 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 116.08%
    • Vitamin C 47.68%
    • Vitamin D 0.93%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat14
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total7 oz-eq

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