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2007-12-06

Mini Mushroom and Sausage Quiches

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Mini Mushroom and Sausage Quiches
Mini Mushroom and Sausage Quiches

1. Ingredients

  1. 8 ounces turkey breakfast sausage, removed from casing and crumbled into small pieces
  2. 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  3. 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  4. 1/4 cup sliced scallions
  5. 1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  6. 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  7. 5 eggs
  8. 3 egg whites
  9. 1 cup 1% milk

Nutrition Info

Per Serving

  • Calories: 115 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0 g
  • Fat: 7 g
  • Protein: 10 g
  • Sugars: 1 g

2. Cooking Directions

  1. Position rack in center of oven; preheat to 325 degrees F. Coat a nonstick muffin tin generously with cooking spray (see Tip).
  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook until golden brown, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer to a bowl to cool. Add oil to the pan. Add mushrooms and cook, stirring often, until golden brown, 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer mushrooms to the bowl with the sausage. Let cool for 5 minutes. Stir in scallions, cheese and pepper.
  3. Whisk eggs, egg whites and milk in a medium bowl. Divide the egg mixture evenly among the prepared muffin cups. Sprinkle a heaping tablespoon of the sausage mixture into each cup.
  4. Bake until the tops are just beginning to brown, 25 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Place a rack on top of the pan, flip it over and turn the quiches out onto the rack. Turn upright and let cool completely.

Yield: 12 servings

3. Still Hungry?

These crustless mini quiches are like portable omelets. Turkey sausage and sauteed mushrooms keep them light and savory. Small and satisfying, they're also a good finger food for your next cocktail party.

Notes:

Tip

A good-quality nonstick muffin tin works best for this recipe. If you don't have one, line a regular muffin tin with foil baking cups.

Make Ahead Tip

Individually wrap in plastic and refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 1 month. To reheat, remove plastic, wrap in a paper towel and microwave on High for 30 to 60 seconds.


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