Monday, May 9, 2016

Queen For a Day Mini Quiches™

This is a classic dish from France.

It's perfect for Mothers Day, company or anytime.

1 pkg. prepared pie crust
6 eggs
1/8 - 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper
1/2 - 1 Tsp fresh or dried parsley
1/2 c. each: shredded cheddar cheese, onions, chopped ham
nonstick cooking spray
1- 2 cloves fresh garlic, chopped
pinch red pepper flakes
1/8 - 1/4 c. flour (enough to flour work board and rolling pin)

Preheat oven to 375' F.

Spray muffin tins with nonstick cooking spray. 

Sprinkle some flour onto work board, and rolling pin. Roll out dough to desired thickness.

With a wide mouth rimmed glass, cut 6 circles from pie crust. Place pie crust circles into muffin tin. Repeat process with remaining pie crust.

Crack 6 egg into large mixing bowl. With a whisk, mix eggs for 20 - 30 sec or until beaten.

Peel, rinse and chop onions and garlic.

Chop ham.

Add onion, ham, cheese, spices and herbs to eggs. mix slightly.

With a 1/8 measuring cup scoop egg mixture into muffin tins. 

Place muffin tin in oven and bake for 20 - 30 min approx or until done. Keep an eye on them so that they don't burn. 

Remove from oven and let cool slightly.

Serves 4 (3 each).

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