Rustic Vegetable Quiche

Rustic Vegetable Quiche

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    cup all-purpose flour divided

  • tablespoons ice water

  • 1

    teaspoon sugar

  • ½

    teaspoon salt divided

  • 3

    tablespoons vegetable shortening

  • Cooking spray

  • 2

    bacon slices

  • 1

    cup chopped red potato

  • ½

    cup chopped onion

  • ½

    cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat reduced-sodium Jarlsberg cheese

  • ¼

    cup thinly sliced green onions

  • cups 1% low-fat milk

  • teaspoon ground red pepper

  • 3

    large eggs

  • ¼

    teaspoon paprika

Directions

Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine 1/4 cup flour and ice water, stirring with a whisk until well-blended. Combine 3/4 cup flour, sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a bowl; cut in shortening with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add ice water mixture; toss with a fork until moist. Gently press mixture into a 4-inch circle on heavy-duty plastic wrap; cover with additional plastic wrap. Roll dough, still covered, into an 11-inch circle; chill 10 minutes. Preheat oven to 400º. Remove 1 sheet of plastic wrap; fit dough into a 9-inch pie plate coated with cooking spray. Remove top sheet of plastic wrap. Fold edges under; flute. Pierce bottom and sides of dough with a fork; bake at 400º for 8 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Reduce oven temperature to 375º. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; crumble. Add potato and chopped onion to bacon drippings in skillet; sauté 10 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat. Arrange potato mixture, bacon, cheese, and green onions in prepared crust. Combine milk, 1/4 teaspoon salt, pepper, and eggs, and stir well with a whisk. Pour milk mixture into crust; sprinkle with paprika. Bake at 375º for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted 1 inch from center comes out clean; let stand 10 minutes.


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