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    Apple Sausage Quiche

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    Cook Time:

    55 mins

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    35 mins

    SweetsLady's Note:

    This cheese and sausage quiche is slightly sweet from the chopped apple. Prebaking the pastry, without the filling, ensures a crisp crust. I found this recipe in a Southern Living cookbook. We enjoyed it!

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 8

    Yield:

    quiche

    Units: US | Metric

    • 9 inches pastry shells, unbaked
    • 1 cup apple, peeled, chopped (I used a Granny Smith)
    • 2 tablespoons sugar
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 1 dash salt and pepper
    • 3/4 cup onion, chopped
    • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
    • 1/2 lb pork sausage (Use mild sausage for a tamer quiche or hot sausage to pump up the flavor.)
    • 4 large eggs, beaten
    • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream
    • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1 dash ground red pepper
    • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Fit pastry into 9 inch quiche dish. (I used a pie pan). Prick bottom and sides of pastry with fork. Bake at 450 for 8-10 minutes; cool on wire rack.
    2. 2
      Combine apple, and next 3 ingredients; toss well. Cook apple mixture and onion in butter in large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until onion is tender. Remove from heat, and cool 20 minutes.
    3. 3
      Brown sausage in large skillet, stirring until it crumbles and is done; drain well. Combine eggs and next 3 ingredients in large bowl. Add apple mixture and sausage to egg mixture; stir well.
    4. 4
      Pour mixture into prepared pastry shell. Gently stir in cheese. Bake uncovered at 350 for 35 minutse or until cheese melts and knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 24, 2008

      55

      I made this for breakfast this morning! What a wonderful fall treat! I followed the recipe exactly except I used Pink Lady apples (picked fresh last weekend). I did cook the onions for a few minutes before adding the apples, which has led to a perfect soft onion and crisp sweet apple in my breakfast. Thanks so much for a keeper!

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    • on March 15, 2008

      55

      This is an absolutely delicious quiche. I made it with my No-Fail Pie Crust, which I had stored in the freezer. The only change I made was to cook the onion a bit before adding the apples, etc. The apple-sausage combo is a winner. I just used standard-issue Jimmy Dean breakfast sausage.

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    • on October 21, 2010

      55

      Definitely five stars! I used spicy turkey sausage because DH can't have pork, and Besan (Chickpea Flour) Pastry for the pastry to make it gluten free. Thank you for posting this keeper!
      Made for Harvest Moon Apple Festival of the Diabetes Forum.

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    Nutritional Facts for Apple Sausage Quiche

    Serving Size: 1 (153 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 399.6
     
    Calories from Fat 277
    69%
    Total Fat 30.7 g
    47%
    Saturated Fat 13.3 g
    66%
    Cholesterol 158.2 mg
    52%
    Sodium 428.4 mg
    17%
    Total Carbohydrate 19.2 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    4%
    Sugars 5.7 g
    23%
    Protein 11.8 g
    23%

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    salt and pepper

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