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Carrot Quiche

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Do you want one awesome recipe idea to attempt today? This Carrot Quiche is too tasty to be passed up, so make a special note of it it. The French dish is eaten as an Appetizer. The goodness of carrot makes dish a healthy treat. If you can devote 50 minutes then preparing dish is a nice decision. Trust me! I am saying that you must try this Carrot Quiche.
Ingredients
  9 inch unbaked pie shell 1
  Egg white 1 , slightly beaten
For the filling
  Carrots 1⁄2 Pound, pared and cut into 1/4-inch diagonal slices
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Bacon slices 4
  Natural swiss cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs), grated
  Eggs 4
  Half-and-half 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon, ground
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Pimiento stuffed olives 1⁄2
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 375F.
2) Take the pie shell and brush its insides with egg white. Chill in the refrigerator.

MAKING
3) To make the filling, add carrots and salted water into a medium skillet. Cook on simmer for 20 minutes or till it becomes tender. Drain. Keep aside 5 carrot slices for garnish.
4) In a medium skillet, melt butter and saute onions for 5 minutes. Add in the carrot slices.
5) 4) In the same skillet, fry the bacon till crisp. Drain and crumble the bacon. Sprinkle the crumbs at the base of the pie shell. Sprinkle cheese on top.
6) In a medium bowl, beat the eggs, half-and-half, 1/4 teaspoon salt, nutmeg and pepper with a wire whisk. The mixture should not be frothy.
7) Add in the carrot mixture into the pie shell. Pour the egg mixture on top.
8) Bake the quiche for 40 minutes in the lower oven rack. Let the quiche puff up and turn golden.
9) Let cool down for 10 minutes before serving.

SERVING
10) Serve the carrot quiche warm, garnished with the reserved carrot slices and the half pimento-stuffed olive.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Carrot
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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