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Greek Leek Quiche

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Ingredients
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Leeks 1 Cup (16 tbs), cleaned and chopped (2 large)
  Sweet onion 1 Large, chopped
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3 Large, beaten
  Greek yogurt 6 Ounce
  Mozzarella cheese curd 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fresh thyme 1 Tablespoon
  Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Parmesan cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), freshly grated
  Pie crust 1 Large, unbaked (pre-prepared 9-inch pie shell)
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Preheat the oven at 375 degrees F.
2.Chop the onion and the leeks.

MAKING
3.Heat oil in a pan and add the leek,onion,salt,pepper.
4.Cover and saute over low heat until the leeks and onions are very soft.
5.Once cooked and caramelized set them aside to cool.
6.For the filling put the beaten eggs in a bowl, add yogurt, mozzarella,thyme, nutmeg and mix well.
7.To this mixture add the leeks mixture and give it a good stir.
8.Transfer the contents to the pie shell and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
9.Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes until filling is set, crust is golden and cheese is lightly browned.
10.Let it sit for 10 minutes.

SERVING
11.Cut into pieces and serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Quiche
Ingredient: 
Leek
Interest: 
Easy, Healthy
Channel: 
Chat N Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 871 Calories from Fat 481

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g82.4%

Saturated Fat 20.3 g101.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 199.2 mg66.4%

Sodium 1582.5 mg65.9%

Total Carbohydrates 70 g23.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.4%

Sugars 6.8 g

Protein 27 g53.9%

Vitamin A 20.7% Vitamin C 22.1%

Calcium 52.7% Iron 19.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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