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Apples 'N' Cheddar Quiche Recipe
|Chopped cooking apples||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Milk||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Shredded cheddar cheese||6 Ounce (1 1/2 Cup)|
|All purpose flour||1 Tablespoon|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2407 Calories from Fat 728
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 159 g244.9%
Saturated Fat 47.8 g239.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 850.6 mg
Sodium 1442 mg60.1%
Total Carbohydrates 167 g55.7%
Dietary Fiber 6.4 g25.7%
Sugars 44.3 g
Protein 85 g169.3%
Vitamin A 72.7% Vitamin C 18.5%
Calcium 169.6% Iron 21.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Stir together beaten eggs, milk, and nutmeg. Toss together cheddar cheese and flour; stir into egg mixture. Add apple.
Prepare Pastry Shell. Pour egg mixture into hot baked pastry shell. Bake in a 325° oven for 35 to 40 minutes or till a knife inserted between center and edge comes out clean. If necessary, cover edge with foil during baking to prevent overbrowning. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving.
Pastry Shell: In a mixing bowl stir together 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour and 1/2 teaspoon salt Cut in 1/3 cup shortening or lard till pieces are the size of small peas. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon cold water over part of the mixture; gently toss with a fork. Push to side of bowl. Repeat with 3 to 4 tablespoons additional water till all is moistened. Form dough into a ball.
On a lightly floured surface flatten dough with hands. Roll from center to edge, forming a circle about 12 inches in diameter. Wrap pastry around rolling pin; unroll onto a 9-inch pie plate. Ease pastry into plate Trim to 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate; fold under extra pastry. Flute edge.
Line unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake in a 450° oven for 5 minutes. Remove foil. Bake about 5 minutes more or till pastry is nearly done. Remove from oven. Reduce oven temperature to 325°.