Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Quiche d'Olives

As shared by Mari @ Once Upon a Plate
Adapted from "Gathering in the Garden" by Shelley Snow and Elaine Husband

Quiche d'Olives (or mini quiche)
Serves 8

2 Tablespoons shallots, chopped
1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
4 eggs
1 cup heavy cream
Freshly ground black pepper
1 cup Gruyere cheese, grated
1/2 pound black nicoise olives, or other black olives, pitted
1 (9-inch) deep dish pie shell
1 (6 ounce) package fresh spinach, finely chopped

Preheat oven to 400º(F)
Saute the shallots in the butter until lightly browned.  In a large mixing bowl, combine the eggs, cream, and pepper. Add the shallots, spinach, and cheese to the egg mixture and pour into the pie shell. Arrange black olives over the top of the quiche. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
Can be served warm, or at room temperature.