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Crustless Four-Cheese Quiche Recipe

Crustless Four-Cheese Quiche Recipe

My husband is a real meat fan-but this luscious quiche is one meatless recipe he loves. In fact, he'll even go to the store and bring home Jarlsberg cheese as a hint that it's time for me to make it.

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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1-1/4 cups 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 pound Jarlsberg or Swiss cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Remove from the heat; cool for 15 minutes.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the cottage cheese, baking powder, mustard and salt. In a large bowl, beat eggs. Slowly beat in the cream cheese, cottage cheese mixture and white sauce until smooth. Fold in the Jarlsberg and Parmesan cheeses.
  • 3. Pour into a greased 9-in. pie plate. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 409 calories, 30 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 254 mg cholesterol, 720 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 24 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.