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Quiche Cups a la "Queen"

Prep Time: 20 min  |  Cook Time: 30 min  |  Servings: 6  |  Calories: 483
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Quiche Cups a la "Queen"
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
30 min
Servings
6
Calories
483

Ingredients
  • 2 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen puff pastry shells, thawed
  • 6 large eggs, divided
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh chives
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. each: salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1-1/4 cups (5 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Swiss Cheese, divided
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Double Cheddar Cheese, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
Directions
  1. Place pastry shells on a cookie or baking sheet, "tops" up. Separate one of the eggs. Beat egg yolk and brush over tops. Bake in preheated 400°F oven 20 to 24 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes. Remove "tops"; reserve for garnish. Pull out soft pastry from shells.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together eggs, egg white, cream, chives, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add egg mixture; cook, stirring frequently, until eggs are soft set. Combine 1/4 cup Swiss and 1 cup Cheddar in a medium bowl; set aside. Stir remaining Swiss and Cheddar into egg mixture; cook, stirring constantly, just until the cheese melts.
  3. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon reserved cheese mixture in bottom of each shell. Fill with egg mixture; top with remaining cheese mixture. Return to oven; bake 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted . Garnish with "tops."

Serving Size 6

Calories 483

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 39.20g 60%
Sat. Fat 21.10g 100%
Mono Unsat. Fat 11.90g
Poly Unsat. Fat 2.50g
Cholesterol 274mg 92%
Sodium 571mg 24%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 0g
Protein 23g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 192RE
Vitamin C 2mg 3%
Calcium 473mg 46%
Iron 2mg 6%