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                          ZUCCHINI CHEDDAR QUICHE
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Eggs
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1                    9 deep dish pie shell
    1       md           Onion,chopped ( 1/2 cup)
    1       tb           Butter or margarine
    1 1/2   c            Packed coarsely shredded
                         Zucchini (8 oz.)
      1/2   ts           Leaf oregano, crumbled
      1/4   ts           Leaf thyme, crumbled
      3/4   ts           Salt
      1/4   ts           Pepper
    3                    Eggs
    2       tb           Grated Parmesan cheese
    1 1/2   c            Half and half
      1/2   c            Coarsely shredded sharp
                         Cheddar cheese (2 oz.)
    2                    Rectangular slices Cheddar
                         Cheese, each cut in half
                         Into 2 triangles
 
   Preheat oven to hot (425 degrees).Recrimp pie shell in
   its aluminum pan,making high fluted edge.Or,transfer
   pastry to 4 cup square baking pan;crimp edges. Saute
   onion in butter in medium size skillet over medium
   heat for 3 minutes or until tender.Stir in
   zucchini,oregano,thyme,1/4 tsp. salt and 1/8 tsp.
   pepper.Cook,stirring constantly,for 5 minutes or until
   zucchini is tender and most of liquid has
   evaporated.Reserve off heat. Beat eggs with remaining
   salt and pepper in bowl.Add Parmesan cheese and half
   and half.Spoon reserved zucchini mixture evenly into
   pie shell.Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese.Pour egg
   mixture over zucchini. Bake in preheated oven for 20
   minutes;cover crust with aluminum foil,if browning too
   fast.Lower oven temperature to slow (325 degrees).Bake
   30 to 35 minutes or until center of filling is just
   set. Overlap Cheddar triangles over top of quiche
   during last 2 minutes of baking.Let quiche stand 20
   minutes.Makes 6 servings.
  
 
 
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