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Cheddar Artichoke Quiche Cups Recipe

Cheddar Artichoke Quiche Cups Recipe

Santa himself couldn't resist sampling these savory bites chockfull of artichokes, onions and cheese. They're at the top of my family's list for every holiday gathering. And whether I serve them hot or cold, there are never any left!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 jars (7-1/2 ounces each) marinated artichoke hearts
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 cups (8 ounce) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1. Drain artichokes, reserving half of the marinade. Chop artichokes; set aside. In a skillet, saute onion and garlic in reserved marinade until tender; set aside.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the egg, bread crumbs, mustard, oregano, pepper and hot pepper sauce. Stir in the cheese, parsley, reserved artichokes and onion mixture.
  • 3. Fill miniature muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 325° for 15-17 minutes or until set. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to wire racks. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 66 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 108 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.