Garden Phyllo Quiches

These mini-quiches bake spinach, mushroom, egg and cheese in a phyllo crust.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 8

2
packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed to drain
2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms (6 ounces)
2
cups milk
1
teaspoon ground mustard
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
4
eggs
8
frozen (thawed) phyllo sheets (18 x 14 inches)
4
teaspoons butter or margarine, melted
1/2
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (2 ounces)

  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. Spray 10- or 12-inch skillet with cooking spray. Cook spinach and mushrooms in skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until spinach is wilted and mushrooms are tender; remove from heat.
  • 2 Mix milk, mustard, salt, nutmeg and eggs; set aside.
  • 3 Spray eight 6-ounce custard cups with cooking spray. Place 1 phyllo sheet on flat surface; lightly brush with butter. Top with 3 phyllo sheets, brushing each with butter. Cut phyllo into fourths. Place 1 phyllo section in each custard cup. Repeat with remaining phyllo sheets. Trim overhanging edge of phyllo 1 inch from rim of cup.
  • 4 Drain spinach mixture; divide evenly among cups. Pour about 1/3 cup egg mixtue into each cup. Fold edges of phyllo toward center.
  • 5 Arrange custard cups in jelly roll pan, 15 1/2x10 1/2x1 inch. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until egg mixture is set. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

Serve these festive quiches on a drizzle of roasted red pepper puree, or accompany with chutney.

Thaw phyllo sheets in the refrigerator overnight or according to package directions. Handle thawed phyllo sheets carefully; they tend to become brittle when handled too much.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
65 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7 g
7 %
(Saturated Fat
3 g,
3 %
),
Cholesterol
115 mg
115 %;
Sodium
380 mg
380 %;
Total Carbohydrate
20 g
20 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
11 g
11 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
88%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Milk; 1 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.