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Green Bean Quiche

 Green Bean Quiche
This colorful quiche is perfect for brunch or lunch. I even like to serve it for our Sunday night supper. Each hearty slice is filled with green beans and mushrooms and topped with tomato and cheddar cheese. It's delicious! -Lee Campbell, Bartow, Florida
6 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (9 ounces) frozen cut green beans
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup diced green pepper
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup crushed saltines (about 8 crackers)
  • 6 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 3/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Directions

  • Place beans in a saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender;
  • drain and set aside.
  • In a small skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Add mushrooms
  • and green pepper; saute until tender.
  • In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream and salt; stir in
  • the beans, mushroom mixture and cracker crumbs. Gradually stir in
  • eggs. Pour into a greased deep-dish 9-in. pie plate. Sprinkle with
  • tomato and cheese.
  • Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a knife inserted near the

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Green Bean Quiche (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • center comes out clean. Let stand for 5-10 minutes before cutting.
  • Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 349 calories, 30 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 251 mg cholesterol, 479 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 11 g protein.
Wine: Sparkling Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.