Mini Mushroom Quiche Caps
These decadent appetizers are surprisingly easy to prepare but taste like they took hours of effort.
- 8 oz mushrooms
- non-stick cooking spray
- 1/4 cup finely diced green onion
- bacon, 3 strips, cooked
- 1/4 tsp salt
- pinch of freshly ground black or white pepper
- 3 large eggs
- 2 large egg whites
- 2 Tbs half-and-half
- 1 tsp Dijon mustard
- 2 oz shredded Swiss cheese
- Preheat oven to 325° F. Spray mini muffin pans with non-stick spray. Slice 3 mushrooms for garnish. Heat a 10" non-stick skillet and heat over medium-high heat and spray with cooking spray. Add a single layer of mushrooms, and cook, without stirring, for about five minutes or until mushrooms become red-brown on one side. Turn and cook about five minutes or until other side is same color. Set mushrooms aside.
- Chop remaining mushrooms and add with onions, salt and pepper and sauté, stirring occasionally, 8 minutes, until onions are soft and all moisture has evaporated. Remove from the heat and let cool.
- In a large bowl, whisk eggs, half-and-half and mustard. Stir in mushroom mixture and cheese.
- Divide egg/mushroom mixture among muffin cups, filling each about 3/4 full. Top each cup with one slice of mushroom and lightly spray with non-stick spray. Bake about 20-25 minutes until puffed and set. Let cool in the pan 5 minutes. Using a teaspoon, gently run the spoon around the edge of each cup and scoop each quiche to remove. Place a sautéed mushroom slice on top of each quiche and serve.
Calories from Fat 23 (59%)
(4%)Total Fat 3g
(6%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrate 1g
(1%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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