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Quiche tastes great... but with heavy cream, egg yolks and bacon, it can be a fat, calorie and cholesterol bomb. Here's how to make quiche that is actually a healthy dish, which would be approved by your doc, dietician or cardiologist. And surprise: it tastes as good as the original!
And it a time of ever-increasing food prices, this quiche is a great value, see the cost summary at the bottom of the page.
Prep time: 20 to 30 minutes
Cook time: 4 0- 45 minutes
Total time: about 1 hour, 20 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Easy to make!
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Sautee the onions and slice mushrooms with the butter or oil until lightly golden.
Add any diced broccoli for the last minute.
Grease the pie plate and put the dough in the pie plate.
You can make a pie crust, or if you are in a hurry, use a ready made crust.
Spread the crumbled, cooked bacon over the crust.
Next add the sautéed onions, mushrooms and/or broccoli.
Finally, put the Swiss cheese on top.
Whisk together Egg Beaters,
half and half salt (if desired),
pepper, and nutmeg.
Pour egg mixture into crust.
As a garnish, sprinkle any remaining cheese on top.
Bake at 350 F for 40 - 45 minutes or until lightly browned
nd a clean knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.
That's all there is to it. Let cool for about 10 minutes, it is VERY hot!
Prices from November 2022
Total, $13 or $2.17 per serving