Greek Leek Quiche
|Extra virgin olive oil||2 Tablespoon|
|Leeks||1 Cup (16 tbs), cleaned and chopped (2 large)|
|Sweet onion||1 Large, chopped|
|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)|
1.Preheat the oven at 375 degrees F.
2.Chop the onion and the leeks.
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.
11.Cut into pieces and serve warm.
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