Thursday, June 26, 2014

Be Creative with Quiche - Fun Recipes

Gluten Free - Dairy Free - Low Carbohydrate - Good Tasting!

What more can you ask of a meal?

Reviewed June 2016
Coconut milk makes this quiche creamy. You won’t miss the dairy cheese.

Optional: 1 8- or 9-inch gluten-free, dairy-free piecrust, unbaked

6    strips of bacon, fired and crumbled
2 Tbs    butter substitute and/or Coconut Oil
4    Eggs
1 can    Coconut Milk (not light)
2 Tbs    Atkins Baking mix or Soy flour
1/8 tsp    salt
2 tsp    baking powder
2 Tbs    crumbled goat cheese*
2 Tbs    chopped onion
4    mushrooms, sliced
2 c    cubed sharp cheese and/or grated cheese**
1/3 pkg    thawed chopped frozen spinach (about 1/3 lb) ***

Preheat oven to 400. 
Fry the bacon.  Melt the butter.  Whisk together Coconut Milk, Eggs & Oil until fluffy. 
Stir in flour, baking powder, salt and cheese.

If using piecrust, do not bake first.  
 Layer bacon, mushrooms, onion and half the spinach in a greased 2 qt casserole or non stick baking pan.  Add half the egg mixture. Add the remaining spinach and egg mixture.

Bake at 400 for 15 minutes, reduce the temp to 350 - Top with crumbled cradkers and bake for 20 minutes or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean. 
Optional: Serve  with Hollandaise Sauce (recipe below)

*    Feta, Gorgonzola or cream cheese
**    Swiss, Cheddar, Parmesan, jack or blends, cubed or shredded
***     3 cups chopped vegetables (leeks, sweet bell peppers, zucchini, asparagus, broccoli, kale, etc.  Some vegetables may need a little 'pre' cooking.)

Other variations: seafood - crabmeat, shrimp, seafood sticks of salmon, cayenne pepper, dried mustard, parsley or pimento, chives

Hollandaise Sauce
Separate 3 eggs. (Egg whites are not used)  Add 1 or 2 Tbs lemon juice to the egg yolks.
Clarify butter - bring 1 stick (1/2 c) of butter substitute to a boil. 
Whip butter into Egg yolks.
Microwave for a few seconds for a thicker sauce.  Sauce will thicken as it stands.

Visit Dr Jones website for more Recipe ideas. 
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