Cheesy Sausage Quiche

Yield:

Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 16 Minutes
Bake: 30 Minutes
Stand: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 183
Caloriesfromfat 56 %
Fat 11.2 g
Satfat 4 g
Monofat 1 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 16.4 g
Carbohydrate 3.8 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Cholesterol 139 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 472 mg
Calcium 63 mg

Ingredients

1 (8-oz.) package sliced fresh mushrooms
1/2 cup chopped onion (1 small onion)
Vegetable cooking spray
1 (12-oz.) package lean ground pork sausage
4 large eggs, lightly beaten*
8 egg whites, lightly beaten*
1/4 cup (1 oz.) shredded 2% reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup fat-free milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Preparation

1. Sauté mushrooms and onion in a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat 8 minutes or until onion is tender. Remove from skillet, and place in a large bowl.

2. Cook sausage in skillet 8 minutes or until sausage crumbles and is no longer pink; drain well on paper towels. Stir together sausage, eggs, and next 4 ingredients with mushroom mixture in bowl. Pour mixture into a 10-inch quiche dish or deep-dish pieplate coated with cooking spray.

3. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until set. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Slice into 8 wedges.

* One (1-pt.) container of egg substitute may be substituted for the 4 whole eggs and 8 egg whites.

Note:

Carol S. Henson, Sharpsburg, Georgia,

October 2006