Chocolate Pumpkin Quiche with Whole Wheat and Quinoa Crust

Chocolate Pumpkin Quiche with Whole Wheat and Quinoa Crust
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 274.6
  • Total Fat: 17.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 145.2 mg
  • Sodium: 371.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.8 g
  • Protein: 9.9 g

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Introduction

Quinoa flour adds protein to the crust. This is a good brunch dessert that comes together easily. Quinoa flour adds protein to the crust. This is a good brunch dessert that comes together easily.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    combine and sift dry ingredients:
    0.50 tsp Salt
    0.75 cup King Arthur 100% Unbleached White Whole Wheat Flour g
    1 serving Bob's Red Mill Quinoa Flour - per 1/4 Cup
    (28 grams Bobs Red Mill Quinoa flour 1/4 cup)
    TOTAL = 1 cup.

    Add the fats:
    3 tbsp Shortening, Crisco
    2 tbsp Butter, unsalted

    Cut these into the flour mix with a fork until it looks like coarse cornmeal. Then add 2.50 Tbs Water a little at a time until the dough will combine into a ball.

    Place on floured surface and kneed slightly till elastic. Don't over do.
    Then roll out to make a pie crust about 1/8 inch thick or a little thicker. It should be just large enough to fit your 9" pan up to the edges and have a scrap to cut off to clean up the edges.

    Cut into small pieces and brown
    78 grams Kroger mild Italian sausage = 1 link

    Combine till frothy in separate bowl:
    2 tsp Pumpkin Pie spice
    3 tbsp Baking - Hershey's Cocoa, unsweetened
    2 tsp Vanilla Extract
    8 tsp Splenda
    4 large Egg, fresh, whole, raw

    Mix together with
    3 serving Pumpkin, Libby's 100% pure pumpkin, 1/2 cup
    This is one 15 ounce can.

    Pour into pie shell.
    Add browned sausage

    Bake at 350F for 30 minutes if FILLED
    A toothpick inserted into center will come out clean when the pie is done.

Directions

Bake at 450 for 12 minutes UNFILLED Bake filled pies according to each pie's direction. Serving Size: 6 servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user REVCORNIE.

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