Mini Cheddar Quiche Bites

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  • Ingredients
    4 large EGGS
    1/2 cup panko or regular breadcrumbs
    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 (or 24 appetizers)

  • Nutritional Information

    Per serving: 1/4 of recipe

    Calories: 246

    Total fat: 17 g
    Saturated fat: 8 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 1 g
    Monounsaturated fat: 2 g

    Cholesterol: 218 mg
    Sodium: 571 mg
    Carbohydrates: 8 g
    Fiber: 0 g
    Sugar: 1 g
    Protein: 16 g
    Vitamin A: 83 mcg
    Vitamin D: 1 mcg
    Folate: 24 mcg
    Choline: 150 mg
    Calcium: 298 mg
    Iron: 1 mg
    Potassium: 111 mg

    This recipe is an excellent source of protein and choline

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 center of 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.