Three Cheese Pumpkin Quiche with Whole Wheat and Quinoa Crust

Three Cheese Pumpkin Quiche with Whole Wheat and Quinoa Crust
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 297.6
  • Total Fat: 19.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 151.0 mg
  • Sodium: 357.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 11.0 g

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Introduction

Quinoa flour adds protein to the crust. This is a good brunch meal that comes together easily. Quinoa flour adds protein to the crust. This is a good brunch meal 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
    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.

    Add
    Peeled pre cooked pumpkin chunks & onion to pan
    300 gram(s) pumpkin raw
    0.5 cup, chopped Onions, raw

    Combine till frothy in separate bowl:
    1 tbsp Basil
    1 tbsp Parsley, dried
    2 tsp Pepper, red or cayenne
    4 large Egg, fresh, whole, raw

    Pour over quiche slowly covering the whole dish.
    Sprinkle evenly 1 cup Triple cheddar shredded cheese kraft

    Bake at 350F for 30 minutes if FILLED

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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