Hillary's Vegetarian Quiche

READY IN: 1hr 50mins




  • For Crust:.
  • Cut shortening into flour and salt until it resembles coarse meal.
  • Sprinkle with ice water as needed and toss gently just until dough ball forms; do not overmix.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • On floured board roll dough into 13-inch circle.
  • Fit into 10-inch porcelain quiche pan, cover with waxed paper and weigth with beans or pie weights;bake 15 minutes.
  • Remove beans or weights; brush bottom and sides of crust with beaten yolk.
  • Reduce oven heat to 375 degrees.
  • For Filling:.
  • Melt butter in medium skillet.
  • Add onion,spinach and mushrooms and saute until onion is translucent, about 8 minutes.
  • Sprinkle cheese(s) into crust; top with spinach mixture.
  • Blend remaining ingredients and pour over spinach.
  • Bake 1 hour until knife inserted into center comes out clean.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.