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Quick-and-Easy Quiche

Baking mix stands in for a prepared crust in this so-easy quiche recipe. And at 159 calories a serving, it's easy on the waistline too.

Cooking Light MAY 1996

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup egg substitute
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk biscuit and baking mix
  • 1/2 cup instant nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons (1/2 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup diced low-salt, reduced-fat ham
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • Cherry tomatoes (optional)
  • Green onion slices (optional)

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

Place first 8 ingredients in a food processor, and process 1 minute or until smooth. Combine egg substitute mixture, cheddar cheese, ham, and green onions in a medium bowl; stir well. Pour mixture into 9-inch pie plate coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until set. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Garnish with green onion slices and cherry tomatoes, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 159
  • Calories from fat: 30%
  • Fat: 5.3g
  • Saturated fat: 2.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 18.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 9.2g
  • Fiber: 0.2g
  • Cholesterol: 25mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 437mg
  • Calcium: 378mg
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