I tend to hold on to recipes that have a “more the merrier” quality – this is certainly one of them. If mushroom quiche is delicioso, and Quiche Florentine is equally lovely, what happens when you put the two together. This recipe is based on one of my favorite omlettes, Elephant and Castle’s Green and Gold. It combines gently cooked eggs with spinach and sharp white cheddar – I let my eggs cook delicately in the oven and add mushrooms for a little more veggie action. It’s so delicious and so very easy, and you don’t have to stand over a pan to cook it.
All cheddars aren’t created equal, and in this recipe, you want as sharp as you can get it. Sharp cheeses are good in that you can use less cheese to impart flavor, saving you calories in the process. I use a good artisinal cheddar, but in a pinch, you could grab some Cracker Barrel Vermont Sharp White Cheddar and go from there. Continue reading Green and Gold Quiche (Quiche Florentine with Mushrooms)