Caramelized Onion, Spinach and Bacon Quiche

Servings 6 people


  • 1 10-oz. can refrigerated pizza crust or use homemade pizza dough
  • flour
  • olive oil
  • 1 10-oz. package frozen chopped spinach thawed, drained and squeezed dry
  • 1/4 cup low fat sour cream
  • 1 cup evaporated skim milk
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup Caramelized Onions about 3 cups sliced, uncooked - see Do-Ahead Tip
  • 1/3 cup chopped Canadian bacon cooked, optional
  • 1/4 cup shredded low fat Cheddar cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Shape pizza dough into a 4-inch circle; cover and let stand for 5 minutes then roll into an 11-inch circle on a lightly floured surface. Fit the dough into a 9-inch pie plate lightly coated with olive oil; flute the edges. In a small bowl, combine spinach and sour cream.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together evaporated skim milk, salt, pepper and eggs. Stir 1/3 cup of milk/egg mixture into the spinach mixture then spoon the milk/egg/spinach mixture on the prepared crust.
  • Add the caramelized onions and top with the bacon and cheese. Pour remaining milk/egg mixture over the cheese. Place the pie plate on a baking sheet and bake for 45 minutes or until set.
  • Allow quiche to stand for 10 minutes before cutting into wedges.


SERVING SUGGESTION: A big salad of baby spinach, sliced red onion, red apple and chopped walnuts tossed with honey-mustard dressing.
VEGETARIAN: Omit the bacon. KOSHER: Use soy bacon if desired, or just skip it.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure bacon is gluten free. Use gluten free pizza crust.
NUTRITION: Per Serving: 236 Calories; 5g Fat; 13g Protein; 35g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 111mg Cholesterol; 193mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 1/2 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Non-Fat Milk; 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates. Points: 6
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