Butternut Squash and Spinach Quiche

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 3 to 4 ounces lean bacon diced, cooked and drained of fat
  • 1 partially cooked pastry shell in pie plate
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • pepper
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 1/4 of a butternut squash diced into small pieces
  • 3 ounces gruyere cheese
  • 2 cups of fresh spinach


  1. In a pie plate, lay your premade pie crust in and bake at 375 until partially cooked through (about 5-8 minutes).
  2. While that is baking, in a mixing bowl combine eggs, milk and seasonings until blended. Fold in your butternut squash, gruyere and spinach.
  3. Take your partially cooked pie crust out of the oven and sprinkle the cooked bacon on the bottom of the crust.
  4. Next, slowly pour your egg mixture into the pie plate.
  5. Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes until the quiche is slightly browned and puffed on top.
  6. Serve warm.