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Mushroom Crust Quiche

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 5 Tablespoon
  Mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound, coarsely chopped
  Crushed saltine crackers 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Finley Crushed)
  Chopped green onions 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Shredded jack cheese/Swiss cheese 8 Ounce (2 Cups)
  Cottage cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Ground red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

In a frying pan over medium heat, melt 3 tablespoons of the butter.
Add mushrooms and cook until soft; stir in crushed crackers.
Turn mixture into a well-greased 9-inch pie pan and press evenly into pan bottom and up the sides.
In same frying pan over medium heat, melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter.
Add onions and cook until soft.
Spread onions over mushroom crust; sprinkle evenly with shredded cheese.
In a blender, whirl cottage cheese, eggs, and cayenne until smooth.
Pour into crust and sprinkle with paprika.
Bake in a 350° oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean.
Let stand for 10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday

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