Hash Brown-Crusted Mediterranean Quiche
Hash brown potatoes make a delightful crust for this Mediterranean inspired quiche.
- 3 1/2 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes
- 1 Tbs butter
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 1 large clove garlic, minced
- 1 small zucchini, quartered, thinly sliced
- 1 cup diced red bell pepper
- 1 cup chopped and drained, oil-packed artichoke hearts
- 4 eggs
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
- 1/2 tsp dried basil leaves
- 1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves
- 2 cups marinara sauce, warmed
- Heat oven to 425°F. Press potatoes evenly on bottom and sides of greased 10-inch quiche dish or pie plate. Coat lightly with cooking spray. Bake in 425°F oven until potatoes are lightly browned and crisp, about 30 minutes. Reduce oven setting to 375°F.
- Heat butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onion and garlic; sauté until tender, 3–4 minutes. Add zucchini, bell pepper, and artichokes; sauté until crisp-tender.
- Beat eggs, milk, cheese, basil, and oregano in large bowl until blended. Add zucchini mixture; mix well. Pour into potato crust.
- Bake in center of 375°F oven until knife inserted near center comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut into wedges; serve with marinara sauce.
Calories from Fat 249 (44%)
Total Fat 29g
Saturated Fat 12g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
Total Carbohydrate 64g
Dietary Fiber 9g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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