Monday, March 4, 2013

Cheese Sandwich Quiche

Kids always love cheese and things made with cheese. This recipe is a combination of sandwich and quiche. Inside is a soft mozzarella sandwiched between potato slices and covered with the egg and baked to perfection. A healthy rich and filling cup cake shaped quiche can be made in advanced and served to kids after school snacks or evening filler after a long play date. It's a quick and easy recipe to make. Involving kids to make it will make them more enthusiastic to enjoy this tasty quiche.



Serve :           3 ( 6 Quiche)

Preparation time:        35 minutes


Ingredients:

Eggs:                     3 large
Spinach:                1/2 cup (chopped)
Mushroom:           3 large + few small for topping
Potato:                  1 large (boiled)
Mozzarella:            6 thin slices
Cherry tomato:      6 (cut in half for topping)
Processed cheese: 1 tablespoon
Salt to taste
Black pepper
Butter:                   1 teaspoon


Method:
1) Preheat the oven at 190 degree Celsius
2) Slice the boiled potato in 12 equal sized thin slices about 0.5 cm thick.
3) Sandwich the mozzarella slices in between. Keep aside.
4) Heat some butter in a pan and saute finely chopped mushroom until golden and soft. Add spinach leaf and cook until all the water evaporates (about 5 minutes at medium high flame). Set aside
5) In a bowl whisk the eggs, salt, pepper, processed cheese and prepared mushroom-spinach mixture.
6) To assemble, grease the non-stick muffin tin with some oil. Place the potato sandwich in between all the muffin cups. Pour the egg mixture over it.
7) Garnish it with mushroom caps or cut cherry tomatoes.
8) Bake it for 20-25 minutes or till the tester come out clean.
9) Cool it for 5 minutes and take the muffins out using a butter knife slowly. It comes out really easily.


10) Enjoy this healthy tasty and gluten free snacks with your kid.

BON APPETIT...