Friday, May 24, 2013
Real men don't eat quiche? They will when you serve up this delicious, healthful alternative. For brunch or even dinner, it's a real slice of heaven. Fresh fruit salad makes it a perfect meal.
At a glance
1 8-ounce package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
8 egg whites or egg substitute equivalent
1 cup skim evaporated milk
1/4 to 1/2 tsp. ground red pepper
1 pkg (10 oz.) frozen, chopped spinach, thawed and thoroughly drained
1/2 cup diced ham and/or chopped onion
1 prepared deep-dish pie crust, frozen
In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer until creamy. Beat in eggs, evaporated milk and red pepper. Squeeze spinach between paper towels until almost dry. Stir spinach and ham or onion into egg mixture. Pour into frozen pie crust. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Bake in a preheated 350-degree. oven on a preheated baking sheet for 55 to 65 minutes, or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean. Variation: Top quiche with tomatoes for added color.