Quiche Florentine Boule

Spinach, Onions, Garlic, Cheese, Oh My!
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 + minutes


1 medium size Boule Round Loaf or similar
5 eggs, whisked
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 cup Smoked Gouda, shredded
1/2 cup Fontina, shredded
3 cups fresh baby spinach
1 cup onions, sliced thin
1 clove garlic, grated
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp olive oil + greasing

Cooking Tools

Sheet pan

Medium mixing bowl

Medium skillet/ frying pan

Preheat oven to 350 Degrees F.  Hollow out center of bread loaf, leaving a 1 inch edge.
Grease the outer bread with olive oil and place 1/2 cup of the Smoked Gouda at the bottom of the loaf. In a skillet on medium heat, melt butter and olive oil.  Saute onions and garlic until translucent, salt & pepper to taste..  Add in spinach until moisture is totally evaporated. Set mixture aside until cooled.  In a mixing bowl, whisk eggs, cream, then fold in the rest of the smoked Gouda, Fontina, salt & pepper, the cooked onions and spinach.  Pour into bread bowl and place on sheet pan and bake in the oven for 40 minutes.  Test center with toothpick to make sure the center is fully cooked. Adjust time accordingly. Let come to room temperature before slicing and serving.
Yields 1 Bread Bowl

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