Mushroom Crust Quiche
Sautéed mushrooms and saltine crackers form the tasty crust for this green onion and Swiss cheese quiche.
3 tablespoons butter
1/2 pound mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup crushed saltine crackers
2 tablespoons butter
3/4 cup chopped green onions
2 cups shredded Swiss cheese
1 cup cottage cheese
3 large eggs
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon paprika
- In a large skillet melt butter over medium heat. Add mushrooms and cook until soft. Stir in crushed crackers. Remove from heat and press the mushroom and cracker mixture evenly over the bottom of a well-greased pie plate.
- In the skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add green onions and cook until soft. Spread over the mushroom crust. Sprinkle with shredded Swiss cheese.
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- In a blender, process cottage cheese, eggs, and cayenne pepper. Pour into the prepared crust and sprinkle with paprika. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Let stand for 10 to 15 minutes before serving.
Makes 6 servings.