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                          Chicken Zucchini Quiche
 
 Recipe By     : The Dove’s Nest Restaurant by Cindy Burch
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Entree’s & Side Dishes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  recipe        Basic Pie Crust Dough -- see recipe
    3      medium        zucchini -- grated
    1      teaspoon      salt
    4                    green onions -- chopped
    1      cup           fresh mushrooms -- sliced
    1      tablespoon    butter
    8                    eggs
                         Freshly ground pepper -- to taste
    8      ounces        cream cheese -- softened
    2      cups          evaporated milk
    2      cups          Swiss cheese -- shredded
    1      cup           cooked chicken -- shredded
    2      tablespoons   chopped fresh basil
 
 Line a 10-inch pie plate with the pie pastry, trimming and fluting the edge. Ba
 ke at 350 degrees for 5 minutes or until partially browned; set aside.
 
 Place the zucchini in a colander; sprinkle with salt. Drain for 20 to 30 minute
 s; squeeze out excess moisture.
 
 Saute the green onions and mushrooms in the butter in a small skillet.
 
 Beat the eggs and pepper in a mixer bowl, Add the cream cheese and evaporated m
 ilk. Beat until smooth.
 
 Sprinkle half of the Swiss cheese over the pie crust. Layer the chicken, mushro
 oms, green onions and zucchini over the Swiss cheese. Sprinkle with the remaini
 ng Swiss cheese.
 
 Pour the egg mixture over the layers. Top with fresh basil.
 
 Bake at 350 degrees for I hour. Cool for 15 minutes before serving.
 
 Authors Note:
 
 The addition of cream cheese makes this quiche wonderfully rich and creamy in t
 exture.
 
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