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Noodle-Crusted Denver Quiche

Noodle-Crusted Denver Quiche
A savory baked egg dish makes a great addition to a weekend brunch.
Prep Time:  15 minutes
Cook Time:  35-45 minutes
Servings:  6 servings

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Ingredients

2 cups uncooked fine egg noodles (4 oz.), cooked, drained
1 Tbsp. water
1 cup chopped green bell pepper
3 Tbsp. chopped onion
1 cup chopped cooked ham (4 oz.)
6 EGGS
1 cup milk
2 tsp. prepared mustard

Directions

Step 1 HEAT oven to 375°F. PRESS noodles evenly on bottom and sides of greased 9-inch pie plate.
Step 2 HEAT water in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. ADD bell pepper and onion; cook and stir until water has evaporated and vegetables are crisp-tender, 3 to 4 minutes. ADD ham; mix well. SPOON into noodle crust.
Step 3 BEAT eggs, milk and mustard in medium bowl until blended. Carefully POUR over ham mixture.
Step 4 BAKE in center of 375°F oven until center is puffed and knife inserted near center comes out clean, 30 to 40 minutes. LET STAND 5 minutes. CUT into wedges.

Insider Info

How to tell if it's done. Baked custards should be removed from the oven before the center is completely set. The center will jiggle slightly when dish is gently shaken. Custard will continue to "cook" after it's removed and center will firm up quickly. Overbaked custard may curdle. The knife test: Insert knife about 1 inch from the center. If knife is clean when pulled out, the custard is done. If any custard clings to the blade, bake a few minutes longer and test again.

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Nutrition Information

Per Serving

Excellent Source: Protein and Choline

Good Source: Vitamin D, Folate and Iron

Calories: 193

Total Fat: 7 g
    Saturated fat: 2 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 1 g
    Monounsaturated fat: 3 g

Cholesterol: 216 mg
Sodium: 283 mg
Carbohydrates: 18 g
Dietary Fiber: 1 g
Protein: 14 g
Vitamin A: 459.5 IU
Vitamin D: 67.7 IU
Folate: 72.7 mcg
Calcium: 88.9 mg
Iron: 1.9 mg
Choline: 163.9 mg

Vitamin C: 20.4 mg
Vitamin E: 1.1 IU
Trans Fat: 0 g
Sugars: 3 g
Potassium: 285 mg
Magnesium: 29.1 mg
Selenium: 39 mcg
Phosphorus: 243.6 mg
Vitamin B12: 0.8 mcg
Vitamin K: 2.2 mcg
Vitamin B6: 0.3 mg
Copper: 0.2 mg
Vitamin B1 - Thiamin: 0.4 mg
Manganese: 0.2 mg
Zinc: 1.6 mg
Vitamin B2 - Riboflavin: 0.4 mg
Vitamin B3 - Niacin: 6 mg
Omega 3: 0.1 g
Omega 6: 1.2 g

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