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Country Quiche

No recipe image available.A satisfying, low-fat quiche for breakfast, brunch or dinner.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (9-inch) baked pie shell*
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup diced cooked lean ham or turkey ham
1/2 cup shredded, reduced-fat cheddar cheese
6 large eggs
1 cup skim milk
1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
1/2 teaspoon paprika
Onion slices separated into rings, optional
Green onion curls (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. In small skillet over medium heat, cook celery, pepper, and onion in butter until tender but not brown, about 6 minutes.
  2. Sprinkle vegetables, ham, and cheese into pie shell.
  3. Beat together eggs, milk, salt, if desired, and paprika until well blended. Pour over vegetable mixture.
  4. Bake preheated 375ºF (190ºC) oven until knife inserted near center comes out clean, about 30 to 40 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  5. Garnish with onion rings and onion curls, if desired.

Makes 2 to 4 servings.

*If frozen use deep-dish style.

Recipe provided courtesy of the American Egg Board.