Line a 9-inch quiche dish with pastry; trim away all but about 1/2 inch around edges. Fold under edges of pastry to form a standing rim; then flute. Bake at 400F for 3 minutes; remove from oven and gently prick with fork. Bake 5 additional minutes. Cool on rack. Cook spinach 8 to 10 minutes or until tender in a small amount of salted water. Drain well and squeeze spinach to remove excess liquid. Set aside. Melt butter in a skillet; add onion and saute until barely tender. Set aside. Sprinkle bacon and cheese in pastry shell; top with spinach. Beat eggs until foamy; add half-and-half, salt, pepper, nutmeg, and onion. Mix well and pour into pastry shell. Bake at 350F for 1 hour or until a knife inserted about an inch from center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
Yield: one 9-inch quiche.
Casseroles - Quiches
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana