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Friday, June 19, 2009

These are a Few of My Favorite Things

Okay, so I ain't Oprah, but a girl has her favorite things....right?

Well, this quiche is one of my favorite recipes - very quick and easy, and again...this girl LOVES her eggs and cheese!

Ingredients:

1/2 cup chopped onion
1 tbsn buttah
2 garlic cloves, minced
16 oz. cottage cheese
2 cups shredded low-fat cheese (I use Colby/Monterey Jack)
6 egg whites
4 eggs
1 small can diced chiles
1/3 cup flour
salt
pie crust (optional)


Makes 2 quiches (6 slices per quiche)


Approx. 265 calories per slice
(*the nutritional information accounts for the pie crust)

Cook onion and butter in small skillet. When fragrant, add in garlic cloves and cook on medium-low heat for 2 minutes. In large mixing bowl, add in all ingredients minus two egg whites. Mix together, and add in onion/garlic mixture. In smaller bowl, whisk two egg whites together until stiff peaks form and slowly fold into cheese mixture. Poor mixture into two separate pans. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes, then bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes. Let stand for at least 5 minutes.

I've made both quiches and frozen one of them, and it keeps very well. Crust gets a leeeettle soggy, so this time I made one without the crust - perfect!



What are some of your favorite recipes/things to make?
I like things that are quick, easy, and have a (relatively) short ingredients list. ;-)

I am thankful for:
- Having part-time jobs to earn spending money! (should be SAVING money, lol)
- The Twilight Soundtrack, especially the song "Flightless Bird, American Mouth" by Iron & Wine....SO GOOD
- Melty peanut butter (is there any other way to have it?)


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8 comments:

Holly said...

Oh man, peanut butter should ALWAYS be melty!

iowagirleats said...

YES - melty peanut butter - soooo good :)

livinghealthyintherealworld said...

Peanut butter, YES.

I'm also thankful for apples and the hot weather.

Your quiche sounds delicious!

- Sagan

kilax said...

Wow! That looks really good! Our fave thing to make at home is our version of Pad Siew and Refried Beans.

Nicole said...

omg.. did you hear about edward? i guess he got mobbed by a bunch of girls and was trying to get away, ran into the road and was hit by a taxi! OMG! dont worry, he is okay. i'm sure more star struck than anything.

i'm thankful for
-thunderstorms
-fruit
-fans haha

Peanut Butter Swirl said...

melty peanut butter = true love.

Nicole said...

peanut butter with chocolate carmel and ice cream is heaven on earth. i should show a picture of what that looks like. yummy yum yums!


i'm thankful for
-morning runs
-the stars
-happy people

Nicole said...

i'm thankful for
- great runs
- people that make me laugh
- sunny bright days! :)

p.s. melty peanutbutter=HEAVEN!