Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Spinach Quiche and Spiced Orange Drink

  • Spinach Quiche
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 (10 ounces) package frozen spinach, thawed and drained well
  • 1 can (4.5 ounces) sliced mushrooms
  • 1 (4 ounces) package herbed feta cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 9-inch unbaked pie crust
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • Roma tomatoes, thinly sliced

  • Grapes

  • Spiced Orange Drink
  • 1 cups pre-sweetened orange drink powder (Tang)
  • 2 ½ Tablespoons pre-sweetened lemonade drink powder
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a skillet over medium heat, saute garlic and onion in melted butter until lightly browned, about 6-7 minutes. Stir in spinach, mushrooms, feta cheese and ½ cup cheddar cheese. Salt and pepper to taste. Carefully spoon mixture into unbaked pie crust. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs and milk. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Pour egg mixture into pie crust, gently stirrring to combine with spinach mixture. Bake for 15 minutes, remove from oven and place sliced tomatoes on the top and sprinkle with remaining cheddar cheese, return to oven and bake an additional 35-40 minutes. (Until when jiggled the center is set.) Remove from oven and let set for 10 minutes before serving. Place grape bunch on individual plates before serving.

For orange drink: Combine all ingredients in a large zip-top bag. Seal and shake well until ingredients are thoroughly combined. To serve, dissolve 1 Tablespoon powder into 1 cup hot water. Stir well until powder is dissolved.

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