Mushroom Crust Quiche


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Servings: 6
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, chopped
  • 1⁄2 cup saltine crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped green onion
  • 1 1⁄2 cups shredded swiss cheese
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon paprika (optional)
  • Grease a 9 inch pie pan and set aside.
  • Melt 2 tbsps. butter over medium-high heat.
  • Add the garlic powder, mix well.
  • Add the mushrooms and saute until mushrooms are tender and most of the liquid is absorbed.
  • Add the cracker crumbs and mix well.
  • Press the mixture over the bottom and up the side of the prepared pan.
  • Melt 1 tbsp butter in the same skillet used for mushrooms.
  • Add the green onions and saute until soft.
  • Spread over mushroom crust.
  • Sprinkle the Swiss cheese over the green onions.
  • Combine the cottage cheese, eggs and cayenne in a blender and process until smooth (you can also use a stick blender).
  • Pour over Swiss cheese.
  • Sprinkle with paprika if desired.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

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