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Golden Cauliflower Quiche

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Ingredients
  Oatmeal pastry 1 (For A 9 Inch Deep Dish Pie Shell)
  Cauliflower head 1 Small
  Slivered almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Mayonnaise 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shredded longhorn cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

On a lightly floured board, roll out pastry about 1/83 inch thick.
Fit into a deep 9 inch pie pan; crimp edge.
Bake in a preheated 400° oven for 10 minutes.
Let cool.
Meanwhile, break cauliflower into flowerets and cut into 1/2 inch thick pieces. (You should have 4 cups.)
Steam over boiling water until just crisp tender (about 4 minutes).
Drain, plunge into cold water to cool, then drain again.
Spread almonds in a shallow pan and toast in a 350° oven for about 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
Place cauliflower in bottom of pastry shell and sprinkle with toasted almonds.
In a blender or food processor, whirl eggs, milk, and mayonnaise until smooth.
Add 1 1/4 cups of the cheese, along with pepper and nutmeg, and whirl briefly to mix.
Pour over cauliflower and nuts in pastry shell.
Sprinkle with remaining 3/4 cup cheese.
Bake on bottom rack of a 350° oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean.
Let stand on a wire rack for 10 minutes before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday

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