Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Extremely Frugal Quiche

Originally uploaded by Simply Frugal
Eggs and milk create a wonderful main dish that lets you use up leftovers. With milk and eggs coming down in price, these savory custard fillings are regaining their spot on my frugal meals list

Ingredient9 inch Tart
Meat or vegetable filling1 C1/4 C
Swiss cheese, shredded8 oz2 oz
Onion, grated2 tsp1/2 tsp
Flour1 Tbsp1 tsp
Salt1/4 tsppinch
Milk1 C1/4 C
Preheat oven to 450 F.
Grate onion, shred cheese.
Shred or chop filling small.
Combine cheese, onion, flour and salt, mixing well.
Layer filling and cheese mixture in pastry shell.
Mix egg and milk, pour over cheese and filling.

Bake in 450 oven 15 minutes, then lower heat to 325 and bake 30 minutes longer, or until just firm in center. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting.

Cooked broccoli or asparagus
Spinach (squeezed nearly dry)
Sliced onions and bacon
Chicken and softened dried tomatoes.

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