Crab Quiche Florentine

Posted by: Schmitty 05-24-99 2:09 AM

Crab Quiche Florentine

1 (7 ounce) can refrigerated breadstick dough
Cooking Spray
3/4 cup (3 ounces) grated Gruyere cheese
8 ounces lump crabmeat, shell pieces removed and drained (can use imitation crab meat)
1/2 cup chopped onion
4 cups coarsely chopped spinach
1/8 teaspoon dried tarragon
1/8 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 cup evaporated skim milk
1/2 cup egg substitute
Cherry Tomatoes quartered (optional)

Unroll dough, separating into strips. Working on flat surface, coil one strip of dough around itself in a spiral pattern. Add second strip of dough to end of first strip, pinching ends together to seal; continue coiling dough. Repeat procedure with remaining dough strips. Cover dough with a towel; let rest 20 minutes.

Roll dough into a 13 inch circle; fit into a 9 inch pie plate coated with cooking spray. Fold edges under; flute.

Sprinkle cheese over bottom of crust. Top with crabmeat; set aside.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium hi heat. Add onions; saute 4 minutes. Add spinach and next 4 ingredients (spinach through pepper); cook 2 minutes or until spinach wilts. Arrange spinach mixture over crabmeat.

Combine milk and egg substitute; stir well with a whisk. Pour over spinach mixture.

Place dish on a pizza pan to catch drips and bake for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean; let stand 10 minutes. Garnish with cherry tomatoes, if desired.

Yield 6 servings.

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