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Hash Brown-Crusted Mediterranean Quiche

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 45 min.
Cook Time: 1 hr. 20 min.
Total: 2 hr. 5 min.
Hash brown potatoes make a delightful crust for this Mediterranean inspired quiche.

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes
  • 1 Tbs butter
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 small zucchini, quartered, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 cup chopped and drained, oil-packed artichoke hearts
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil leaves
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 2 cups marinara sauce, warmed

Directions

  • Heat oven to 425°F. Press potatoes evenly on bottom and sides of greased 10-inch quiche dish or pie plate. Coat lightly with cooking spray. Bake in 425°F oven until potatoes are lightly browned and crisp, about 30 minutes. Reduce oven setting to 375°F.
  • Heat butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onion and garlic; sauté until tender, 3–4 minutes. Add zucchini, bell pepper, and artichokes; sauté until crisp-tender.
  • Beat eggs, milk, cheese, basil, and oregano in large bowl until blended. Add zucchini mixture; mix well. Pour into potato crust.
  • Bake in center of 375°F oven until knife inserted near center comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut into wedges; serve with marinara sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 569
  Calories from Fat 249 (44%)
(44%)Total Fat 29g
(58%)Saturated Fat 12g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
(69%)Cholesterol 206mg
(33%)Sodium 786mg
(40%)Potassium 1412mg
Total Carbohydrate 64g
(35%)Dietary Fiber 9g
Sugars 15g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(39%)Protein 19g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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