I actually followed my menu plan for most of the week! Woo Hoo! That doesn't always happen.
I mentioned on Monday, that I would try and share Thursday's recipe...Ham and Cheese Quiche ("no crust" recipe), so that's what I will do.
I forgot to take a picture, so I apologize...
This is a recipe that I have used from an old church recipe book, and a similar one is in my Freezer Cooking Manual from 30 Day Gourmet: A Month of Meals Made Easy. My recipe below is a combination of the two....
No Crust Ham and Cheese Quiche
(sometimes called "Impossible Quiche")
*2 cups milk
(or 3 eggs, and 1 1/2 cups milk)
*1 cup ham, cubed (leftover in freezer...yay!)
*1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
*1 cup green peppers, chopped (in my freezer too...replace this with any vegetable...I would have used broccoli...I just didn't have any on hand last night)
*1/2 cup flour
*2 tsp. baking powder
(other recipes call for 1/2 cup Bisquick, then you would skip the baking powder)
Mix eggs, milk, flour, and baking powder in a blender. Mix together ham, cheese, and green peppers together and place in a 2 1/2 qt. greased baking dish (or quiche dish). Pour the egg/milk mixture over the top. Place in a preheated 350* oven and bake for 35 - 45 minutes, until lightly brown on top and set in the center. Let sit for another 5 minutes before serving. Salt and pepper to taste.
The reason I am posting this as a frugal post is that I usually have most of the ingredients on hand, and typically they are inexpensive ingredients anyway.
**Just a side note....I didn't even make my 2 youngest eat this last night...my 13 year old cannot stand the texture (or thought of) eggs this way....and my youngest benefited from that....haha....I made them each a protein packed smoothie (yogurt, whey protein, banana, milk) instead. But....my 15 year old, and my husband both had seconds on my "quiche"....yay!
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