4.03.2009

Reduced-Fat Quiche with Chicken Basil and Italian Cheeses



So, today I was on a mission! I wanted to see if I could make a reduced-fat quiche that actually tasted good. I am happy to report that I actually like this one better than the one I made last night!




Here is what I used.

Ingredients
  • 1 9-inch pie crust
  • 4 chicken breast tenders cooked and diced
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 3/4-1 cup fat-free half and half
  • 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1 cup reduced-fat shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • tomato slices
Poke your pie crust with a fork a number of times and place in a 375 degree oven for about 10 minutes. While your crust is in the oven, take out a large bowl. Add your eggs and half and half, whisk to combine. Now, add the cheeses, garlic, basil, salt and pepper stir well. When your pie crust is done, remove from oven and arrange your chicken in the bottom. Pour the egg and cheese mixture over your chicken. Set you tomato slices on top. Place back into the oven and bake for 45-60 minutes until browned and set.

This has a great flavor and a pretty firm consistency. Give it a try, I think you will really enjoy it!

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7 comments:

Kathy B! said...

I think I love you :) I am sooooo trying this recipe. It sounds wonderful, and I love the fact that the fat content is reduced. Well done.

momstheword said...

I absolutely love quiche. Soooo yummy! My family loves it too.

I have never tried doing it myself so didn't know it was messy. Who knew?

Julia said...

Most excellent! Now I just need to go grocery shopping for the goodies. Thanks for your great research!!!

rhonda said...

That sounds good. I will have to keep up with your blog I love to cook and I don't have a gourmet bone in my body but I will have to try some of your recipies. I see that you like Bringing up Baby. I love that movie, it is just a riot. Yeah and better off Dead is an absolute favorite of mine. :) So fun, thanks for stopping by my blog rhonda

WhisperingWriter said...

Oh YUM! That looks delicious.

Dusty said...

Oh my goodness! I'm not usually a quiche fan, but that sounds super yummy! I may have to try that one!

Art Spectrum said...

This looks yummy! I always think about trying to make a quiche and never do. I'm have to try this it looks soo good!

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