Manor's Mushroom Quiche

Mushroom Crusted Quiche. Recipe can also be adapted for vegetarian and vegan. A surprisingly simple recipe that can be served for breakfast, brunch or as a side dish at supper. Perect paring with either a fruit salad and muffin or with mixed greens.

14 medium sized mushrooms, chop coarsely
1/2 cup finely chopped scallions
3 Tbsp butter
14 finely crushed saltine crackers
1/2 lb. thinly sliced and shredded turkey or ham
1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 cup shredded jack cheese
1 cup half and half
4 large eggs
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp paprika

Saute scallions and mushrooms in butter until soft. Remove from heat and stir in saltines. In a greased pie pan, press mixture into bottom and up the sides. Add the turkey or ham on top of the crust and sprinkle cheese on top of meat. In a mixing bowl, blend half and half, eggs, chili powder and paprika until smooth. Pour over cheese/meat mixture. Bake at 350

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 4 to 6
Prep Time: 30 to 35 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes. Let stand for another 10 minutes

Recipe Provided By:
Fairview Manor
Ben Lomond, CA

Ben Lomond Bed and Breakfast Inns