• Prep Time:
  • Cooking Time:
  • Serves: 12 Servings

Spinach, Mushroom and Gruyere Cheesecake

  • Recipe Submitted by on

Category: Appetizers, Brunch, Cheese

 Ingredients List

  • -----------------------------------CRUST-----------------------------------
  • 1 tb Unsalted butter; for pan
  • 1 1/3 c Fine breadcrumbs; toasted
  • 5 tb Unsalted butter; melted


1 1/2 lb Cream cheese; room
1/4 c Whipping cream
1/2 ts Salt
1/4 ts Freshly grated nutmeg
1/4 ts Ground red pepper
4 lg Eggs
4 oz Gruyere cheese; shredded
1 10 oz pkg frozen chopped
-spinach, thawed + pressed
2 1/2 tb Finely chopped green onion
3 tb Unsalted butter
1/2 lb Mushrooms; finely chopped
Salt and freshly ground
-pepper, to taste

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Butter 9-inch springform pan. Mix breadcrumbs and melted butter.

Press mixture firmly onto bottom and sides of pan.

Bake until set, 8 to 10 minutes. Cool.

Mix cream cheese, whipping cream, salt, nutmeg and red pepper in blender

or processor until smooth. Blend in eggs.

Divide filling evenly between 2 medium bowls. Stir Gruyere into one half.

Mix spinach and onion into remainder. Pour spinach filling into pan.

Preheat oven to 325

Melt remaining butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms
and cook til all moisture is evaporated, about 10 minutes, stirring
frequently. Season with salt and pepper.

Spoon mushrooms over spinach filling. Carefully pour cheese filling over


Set pan on baking sheet. Bake 1 -1/4 hours. TURN OVEN OFF and cool
cheesecake about 1 hour with door ajar.

Transfer to rack. Remove springform. Cool to room temperature before

 Share this Recipe

Recipes by Course

Recipes by Main Ingredient

Recipes by Cuisine

Recipes by Preparation

Recipes by Occasion

Recipes by Dietary

Sign Up and Create a Cookbook Today!

Please Sign in to your Account or Sign up if you are new user.

Who loves our Healthy Recipes?