*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        MUSHROOM CRUST QUICHE (PJS)
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   lb           Mushrooms, coarsely chopped
    5       tb           Butter or Margarine
      1/2   c            Finely Crushed Saltine
                         Crackers
      3/4   c            Chopped Green Onion
    2       c            (8 oz) Shredded Jack or
                         Swiss Cheese
    1       c            Small or Large Curd Cottage
                         Cheese
    3                    Eggs
      1/4   ts           Each, Cayenne and Paprika
 
   In a frying pan over medium heat, saute the mushrooms
   in 3 tablespoons of butter until limp.  Stir in the
   crushed crackers, then turn into a well-greased 9-inch
   pie pan. Press mushroom mixture evenly over pan bottom
   and up the sides.
   
   Melt remaining 2 tablespoons utter, add onions, and
   saute until limp. Spread onions over crust; sprinkle
   evenly with the shredded cheese. In a blender, whirl
   the cottage cheese, eggs, and cayenne until smooth.
   Pour into crust and sprinkle with paprika.
   
   Bake in a 350 degree oven until a knife inserted in
   the center comes out clean, about 20 to 25 minutes.
   Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before cutting.
   
   Serve this savory quiche with a fresh spinach or mixed
   green salad.
  
 
 
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