Mini Cheddar Quiche Bites

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  • Ingredients
    1/4-1/2 cup panko or regular bread crumbs
    Dash Custard
    4 EGGS
    1/3 cup half-and-half
    1/4 tsp. salt
    1/8 tsp. pepper
    1-1/4 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (5 oz.)

    Yields: 4 Servings

  • Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    Excellent Source: Protein, Calcium and Choline

    Good Source: Vitamin A and Vitamin D

    Calories: 258

    Total Fat: 19 g
    Saturated fat: 10 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 1 g
    Monounsaturated fat: 6 g

    Cholesterol: 231 mg
    Sodium: 453 mg
    Carbohydrates: 5 g
    Dietary Fiber: 0 g
    Protein: 16 g
    Vitamin A: 695.4 IU
    Vitamin D: 51.1 IU
    Folate: 30.5 mcg
    Calcium: 304.7 mg
    Iron: 1.2 mg
    Choline: 135.1 mg

    Vitamin C: 0.2 mg
    Vitamin E: 1 IU
    Trans Fat: 0.1 g
    Sugars: 0.5 g
    Potassium: 130.3 mg
    Magnesium: 18 mg
    Selenium: 20.6 mcg
    Phosphorus: 299.4 mg
    Vitamin B12: 0.8 mcg
    Vitamin K: 1.5 mcg
    Vitamin B6: 0.1 mg
    Copper: 0.1 mg
    Vitamin B1 – Thiamin: 0 mg
    Manganese: 0 mg
    Zinc: 1.9 mg
    Vitamin B2 – Riboflavin: 0.4 mg
    Vitamin B3 – Niacin: 3.4 mg
    Omega 3: 0.2 g
    Omega 6: 1 g

Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 350°F.  Generously SPRAY 24 mini-muffin cups with cooking spray.   Pat 1/2 to 1 teaspoon crumbs in the bottom of each muffin cup.  Tap muffin pan to lightly coat sides of each muffin cup.

  2. BEAT eggs, half-and-half, salt and pepper in medium bowl until blended.  ADD cheese; mix well.  SPOON evenly into mini-muffin cups, about 1 tablespoon each.

  3. BAKE in 350°F oven until just set, 12 to 15 minutes.  COOL on rack 5 minutes. LOOSEN quiches from sides of muffin cups with a thin knife.  REMOVE from cups; serve warm.

Insider Info

These simple mini quiches can be made ahead and reheated in the microwave. Perfect for kids, breakfast on-the-go, appetizers, tailgates and more.

For added flavor, add 1/3 to 1/2 cup cooked crumbled bacon, sausage or chopped ham with cheese.

Lighter Option: Recipe can be made with reduced-fat cheese, if desired.