Zucchini Quiche Recipe
- 1 pound zucchini, thinly sliced
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 pie shell (9 inches), baked
- 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1 cup ricotta cheese
- 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
- 3 eggs, lightly beaten
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- Dash pepper
- 1. In a small skillet, saute zucchini in butter until tender; drain. Place half the zucchini in the crust. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
- 2. In a large bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, cream, eggs, salt, oregano, basil, garlic powder and pepper. Pour into crust. Arrange remaining zucchini slices over top. Sprinkle with paprika.
- 3. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Yield: 6-8 servings.
1 serving (1 piece) equals 306 calories, 21 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 129 mg cholesterol, 499 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 12 g protein.
Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.