Lamb's-Quarters Quiche


  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • 4 c. chopped lamb's quarters (tender new leaves)
  • 1 can (12 oz.) evaporated milk OR 1 2/3 c. milk
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • 2 c. (8 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • ½ tsp. salt 1 unbaked pastry shell


In a skillet, saute onion until tender. Add lamb's-quarters; cook and stir until wilted. Cover and remove from heat. In a mixing bowl, beat eggs and milk. Stir in salt, pepper, 1 cup of cheese and the lamb's-quarters mixture. Pour into pie shell. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.

Bake at 400F for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350F and bake 30 minutes more, or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 5-10 minutes before cutting.