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Crustless Vegetarian Quiche

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Ingredients
  Tofu 1 Pound
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Zucchini 1 Medium, chopped
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fresh mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound, chopped
  Eggs 3
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Dried chervil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried whole basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shredded part skim mozzarella cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tomato 1 Small, wedges
  Fresh basil sprig 1
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 450F.
2) Coat a 10-inch pie plate with cooking spray.
3) Cover the tofu in several layers of cheesecloth or paper towels. Press them lightly to remove excess water.
4) Unwrap the tofu and slice them into 1-inch cubes. Keep aside.

MAKING
5) Spray a large skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium flame. Toss in the zucchini, onion, mushrooms. Saute till the vegetables become tender.
6) Drain the vegetables and keep aside.
7) Into a food processor, add the tofu, eggs, parmesan cheese, chevril, basil, salt and pepper. Process to get a smooth paste.
8) Mix together the sauted vegetables, tofu mixture and the mozzarella cheese.
9) Transfer the mixture into the pie plate.
10) Bake for about 40 minutes till the quiche sets.
11) Let the quiche rest for 10 minutes before serving.

SERVING
12) Garnish the Vegetarian Quiche with tomato wedges and basil leaves, if you wish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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