Spinach and Gruyere Cheese Quiche with a Hash Brown Crust

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  • 1 package frozen hash browns (thawed and squeezed dry)
  • 2 tablespoons organic butter (melted)
  • 1 egg (organic)
  • italian seasonings
  • salt
  • pepper
  • onion powder
  • garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup red pepper (organic, diced)
  • 1/4 cup green pepper (organic, diced)
  • 1/4 cup onion (organic, diced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (organic, minced)
  • 6 egg whites (organic, and 3 organic eggs)
  • 1/2 cup whole milk (organic)
  • 1 1/2 cups gruyere cheese
  • 1 package baby spinach (organic)
  • 4 slices canadian bacon (or regular bacon)

NutritionView more

Sodium26% DV630mg
Fat34% DV22g
Protein47% DV24g
Carbs4% DV11g
Fiber12% DV3g
Calories330Calories from Fat200
Total Fat22g34%
Saturated Fat13g65%
Trans Fat
Calories from Fat200
Total Carbohydrate11g4%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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Jennifer H. 21 Jul 2018
So yummy! Even my kids who “don’t like quiche” gobbled it up.
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Adrina 27 May 2018
We liked this recipe. I used a combo of other cheeses because I wasn’t realizing how expensive Gruyere cheese is. The store only had one smallish “ block” for $19!! Since wasn’t sure how things would turn out, I opted NOT to use Gruyere, but should I ever make this again, I would bite the bullet and get the Gruyere. All in all a filling recipe and using the hash browns as the crust is BRILLIANT!
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Michael Borton 19 May 2018
Good quiche - going to switch the crust for a pat in pan next time
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Acosta 19 May 2018
Came out great but be careful to use the recipe instructions in the notes section. The top intro isn’t consistent
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Sara 15 May 2018
Turned out great forgot the egg in the hash browns but it didn’t matter. Added mushrooms and a few other veggies we had in the fridge. Big brunch hit!!
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Michelle R. 13 May 2018
I ended up using a little more than half a bag of hashbrowns and thought it was perfect. I think I may put some extra cheese on top the next time I make it, but it was delicious for my mother's day brunch!
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Alicia Norberg 14 Jan 2018
Delicious! We added roasted poblano and served with avocado on the side we doubled the recipe for a brunch for 7
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Dr. Augustah a. 13 Oct 2017
Super! Made it for out of town visitors the day before arriving and they loved it. It held up beautifully and tasted delicious. I used both the egg yolks and whites to make it more dense and filling. I also substituted the bacon and used a sage chicken sausage instead.
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Aubrey 13 Sep 2017
Needs a lot more flavor
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Sheri B. 7 May 2016
Hash browns aren't "processed" frozen vegetables, today, are flash-froze which often preserves the nutrients more than "fresh" produce. Like any other ingredient, frozen hashbrowns can be organic or not. "Organic" in a recipe is only a suggestion. I wouldn't get hung up on that.