Divine Spinach, Mushroom & Cheese Quiche (Tarta me Spanaki, Manitaria & Tyria)

What a combination Mushrooms, Spinach and of course cheeseeeee…This is a different recipe from the one I usually like to bake.  This time I have Greek cheese that my mom brought over from Greece Yayyyy, and I have added dill instead of parsley. The usual recipe calls for heavy cream, fresh scallions, garlic, which for a late evening snack I thought it would be just a bit to much after the Christmas dinner we had the other day.  Hope you enjoy this recipe….:)


1 Pastry Dough (homemade or store bought)

400 grams Spinach (washed and drained)

1 Onion diced (optional)

2 Garlic Cloves grated (optional)

2 Eggs

1/4 cup Dill

200 grams Mushrooms 

1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese grated

1/2 cup Greek Graviera Cheese or Swiss Cheese grated

2 tablespoons Butter

3 tablespoons Mild Mustard

Salt, Pepper, Paprika




Cut mushrooms into halfs.


Add the dill to eggs.


In a large sauce pan melt butter  add onion for about 3 minutes.  Then add  mushrooms and spinach.  Toss in salt, pepper, paprika and simmer until spinach has withered.


Beat  eggs with dill.


Grate the Graviera or Swiss Cheese.


and the Parmesan Cheese.


Roll dough into the baking pan and brush the base with mustard.


In a large bowl add the egg – dill mix into the spinach – mushroom mix.  Add the mixture into the dough by spreading it out.


Bake at 180 degrees for 45 minutes and until crust is golden brown.

Kali Orexi!!! 🙂


Comments (22)

  • Rohini 11 months ago Reply


    foodzesty 11 months ago Reply

    Thank you!!

  • jyo 11 months ago Reply

    Such a beautiful combo…love every ingredient used in the recipe ❣

    foodzesty 11 months ago Reply

    Thank you Jyo….huge hugs

  • Karin, theaustriandish 11 months ago Reply

    I love these kind of dishes, especially with spinach. They are so tasty! 🙂

    foodzesty 11 months ago Reply

    Thank you me toooo!!! love anything with spinach and mushrooms

    Karin, theaustriandish 11 months ago

    I totally agree 🙂

    foodzesty 11 months ago


  • Megala 11 months ago Reply

    Beautiful quiche ! Love the spinach & mushroom pair !!

  • dtills 11 months ago Reply

    OOh, dill! If you added some smoked salmon (and maybe delete the cheese) you could have another tasty variation on this one! Two recipes for the price of one :). I will be right over Sophie!

    foodzesty 11 months ago Reply

    Ok….what time should I expect you hehehehehe I wish you could!!!!!!

    dtills 11 months ago

    Me too!

    foodzesty 11 months ago


  • mistimaan 11 months ago Reply

    Nice and tasty recipe 🙂

    foodzesty 11 months ago Reply

    Thank you so much P!!! How are things with you?

    mistimaan 11 months ago

    Its quite ok

    foodzesty 11 months ago

    Good to hear…I wish you good luck on your Instagram….The accessories are just beautiful…and a Happy and Healthy New Year to you and your family

  • Sneha Modi 11 months ago Reply

    healthy n yummy!

    foodzesty 11 months ago Reply

    Thank you so much 🙂

  • chefkreso 11 months ago Reply

    What a wonderful combo of flavors!

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    foodzesty 9 months ago Reply

    Thank you very much for this reblog…lovely sub for the cheese 🙂

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