4 cups mashed potatoes
4 each whole eggs
1 cup whole milk
1 1/4 cups cheese, aged cheddar
1/2 cup cooked spinach (or thawed and squeezed frozen)
1/2 cup cooked and chopped bacon, sausage or ham (or turkey)
1/4 cup sliced and sautéed cremini mushrooms
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
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9-inch pie or tart pan
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Spray the tart pan with non-stick and press the cold potatoes into the pie or tart pan to a thickness of about 1/4 inch to 3/8 inch.
Bake until the potatoes appear dry and the edges are lightly browned.
Remove from the oven and let it cool for 5 minutes.
Whisk the eggs and milk. Stir in the cheese and season with approximately 1/2 tsp. of kosher salt and 1/4 tsp. black pepper.
Spoon the quiche mix into the shell and bake for approximately 25 minutes. Insert a toothpick or a knife and see if it comes out clean. Let the quiche rest for at least 15 minutes.
Cut into wedges and serve warm or room temperature.
Makes 1 9-inch quiche.