Leek Quiche

Leek Quiche
Leek Quiche

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

Ingredients

  • 2

    large leeks, white and 1" of green thoroughly cleaned

  • 1

    tablespoon butter

  • 3

    large eggs lightly beaten

  • 1/2

    cup heavy cream heated

  • 1/2

    teaspoon salt

  • 1/4

    teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper

  • 1

    cup grated Gruyere cheese divided

  • 1

    unbaked Atkins Pie Crust (see recipe)

Directions

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Thinly cut leek crosswise. In a medium skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add leeks and cook, stirring occasionally, 5 to 6 minutes, until softened. Remove from heat. In a medium bowl, whisk eggs with salt and pepper. Stir in leeks and cream. Sprinkle 3/4 cup of the cheese on bottom of pie shell. Pour egg mixture in shell; sprinkle remaining cheese on top. Bake 45 minutes, or until just set in middle. Turn on broiler; broil 6 inches from element 2 minutes, just until golden brown. This recipe yields 6 servings. Carbohydrates: 10.5 grams Net Carbs: 8 grams Fiber: 2.5 grams Protein: 21 grams Fat: 13.5 grams Calories: 344

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