To make this savory pie, first saut E bacon and crumble in the bottom of a pastry shell. Cover the bacon pieces with lots of chopped spinach and a mixture of scalded milk and egg. Then add bits of garlic and onion. Finish with a layer of shredded Jack Che
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 6 slices bacon
- 3 cups spinach, rinsed and chopped
- 3 eggs
- 2 teaspoons white sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1/2 cup minced onion
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- 2 cups scalded milk
- 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
Arrange bacon slices in a medium skillet. Fry over medium-high heat until browned and slightly crisp. Drain on paper towels, then crumble into bottom of pie shell. Cover with spinach.
In a medium bowl, beat together eggs, sugar, salt, onion powder, minced onion, garlic, and pepper. Slowly add scalded milk. Pour mixture over spinach in shell. Top with shredded Jack Cheese.
Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 30 minutes, or until knife inserted in the center comes out clean.