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Sausage Garden Quiche Recipe
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Sausage Garden Quiche Recipe

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This quiche is my favorite! I sometimes omit the sausage and add more garden fresh ingredients. It reheats nicely in the microwave, which I find especially handy after a busy day working as a postmaster in our small town.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • Pastry for single-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 5 Eggland's Best Eggs
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh spinach or Swiss chard
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Dash pepper
  • 6 frozen fully cooked breakfast sausage links
  • 3 slices fresh tomato, halved

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 319 calories, 21 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 203 mg cholesterol, 415 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 11 g protein.

Directions

  1. Line a 9-in. pie plate with pastry. Trim pastry to 1/2 in. beyond edge of pie plate; flute edges. Line unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 450° for 8 minutes. Remove the foil; bake 5 minutes longer. Cool on wire rack.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk eggs and milk. Stir in spinach, cheese, onion, chives, salt, garlic powder and pepper. Carefully pour into crust.
  3. Cook sausage according to package directions. Arrange sausage in a spoke pattern in egg mixture; place tomato slices between links. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Sausage Garden Quiche in Country Woman March/April 2003, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 319 calories, 21 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 203 mg cholesterol, 415 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 11 g protein.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Apr. 5, 2011

This is an amazing quiche! I use an additional 1/3 cup of swiss cheese along with the cheddar and add diced red peppers, fresh sliced mushrooms, or practically any garden veggie I have on hand. I also use egg substitute instead of the real eggs, turkey sausage links and reduced fat cheeses to lighten it up a bit. It presents beautifully and tastes phenominal!

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