Ham N Cheese Quiches Recipe
When I need a festive finger food, this quiche recipe's the one I reach for. With cheese in both the crust and the filling, eating one naturally leads to another.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 jar (5 ounces) process sharp cheese spread
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup finely chopped ham
- 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- 1. In a small bowl, cut butter and cheese spread into flour until well blended. Add water and toss with a fork until a ball forms. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Press tablespoonfuls onto the bottom and up the sides of greased miniature muffin cups.
- 2. In a bowl, beat the egg, milk and salt. Stir in ham and cheese. Spoon a rounded teaspoonful into each shell. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 2 dozen.
3 quiches equals 265 calories, 19 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 81 mg cholesterol, 645 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 8 g protein.
Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.
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