Real men do eat quiche--or will when it's stuffed with Canadian bacon and cheese. Served over salad, these quiches make an elegant lunch or a quick, healthy dinner. You can also make them in advance, store them in the refrigerator, and let the kids have one or two for a healthy after-school snack.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat 12 nonstick (1/2-cup) muffin cups with cooking spray (see Tip).

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  • Whisk eggs, egg whites and buttermilk (or milk) in a large bowl. Stir in scallions, cheese, bacon and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Divide the egg mixture evenly among the prepared muffin cups.

  • Bake until the eggs are cooked and beginning to brown on top, 25 to 28 minutes. Run a knife around edges to loosen the quiches from the cups.

  • Meanwhile, whisk lemon juice, oil, mustard and pepper to taste in a large bowl. Add salad greens to the bowl; toss to coat with the dressing. To serve, divide the salad among 6 plates and top with tomato wedges and 2 quiches each.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Wrap each quiche in plastic and refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 1 month. To reheat, remove plastic, wrap in a paper towel and microwave on High for 30 to 60 seconds.

Equipment: Muffin pan with 12 (1/2-cup) muffin cups

Tip: Use a good quality muffin tin or muffin liners.

Nutrition Facts

252 calories; protein 24.9g 50% DV; carbohydrates 13.1g 4% DV; dietary fiber 4.2g 17% DV; sugars 6.7g; fat 11.7g 18% DV; saturated fat 3.4g 17% DV; cholesterol 179.7mg 60% DV; vitamin a iu 4284.8IU 86% DV; vitamin c 37.3mg 62% DV; folate 182.9mcg 46% DV; calcium 421.6mg 42% DV; iron 3mg 17% DV; magnesium 68.7mg 25% DV; potassium 1019.6mg 29% DV; sodium 505.1mg 20% DV; thiamin 0.3mg 31% DV.

Reviews (3)

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3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
12/22/2013
Easy & delicious! My whole family loves these - great for quick walking-out-the-door breakfast and camping too! Pros: Portable yummy & easy Cons: Nada Read More
Rating: 4 stars
05/11/2013
Whole family loves these! These are so easy and delicious! Teenage son healthy eater daughter and picky eater husband all rave. Great to take camping too! Pros: Easy prep; easy to take on the go Read More
Rating: 4 stars
10/30/2011
I can't believe no one has reviewed these yet. They are great! I made with skim milk not buttermilk and added some extra salt and pepper to the egg mixture. 2 or 3 make a great lunch and one is the perfect size for a snack. Read More
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