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Spinach Swiss Quiche

 Spinach Swiss Quiche
Warm wedges of this tasty quiche are packed with convenient frozen spinach, sweet red pepper and Swiss cheese. My family requests this dish year-round. You can saute the bacon mixture the night before to reduce prep time on busy mornings. —April Milner, Dearborn Heights, Michigan
6 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 1 refrigerated pie pastry
  • 4 turkey bacon strips, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 2 cups egg substitute
  • 1/2 cup fat-free cottage cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt, pepper and paprika
  • 6 tablespoons fat-free sour cream

Directions

  • On a lightly floured surface, unroll pastry. Transfer to a 9-in. pie
  • plate. Trim pastry to 1/2 in. beyond edge of plate; flute edges.
  • Line unpricked pastry with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil.
  • Bake at 450° for 8 minutes. Remove foil; bake 5 minutes longer.
  • Cool on a wire rack. Reduce heat to 350°.
  • In a small skillet, cook the bacon, onion and red pepper until
  • vegetables are tender; drain. Stir in spinach. Spoon spinach mixture
  • into pastry.
  • In a small bowl, combine the egg substitute, cottage cheese, Swiss

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Spinach Swiss Quiche (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • cheese and seasonings; pour over spinach mixture.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center
  • comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.
  • Serve with sour cream.
  • Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece with 1 tablespoon sour cream equals 278 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 659 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 17 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 2 fat, 1-1/2 starch.
Wine: Sparkling Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.