Swiss Chard and Cheddar Quiche

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  • Serves 6
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 352 calories
    • Calories 226 calories from fat
    • Fat 25 g
    • Sat Fat 10 g
    • Cholesterol 133 mg
    • Sodium 813 mg
    • Protein 9 g
    • Carbohydrate 23 g
    • Sugar 3 g
    • Fiber 1 g
    • Iron 2 mg
    • Calcium 152 mg
  • March 2011

Ingredients

  1. Check 3tablespoons olive oil
  2. Check 1 bunch Swiss chard, chopped
  3. Check 1 onion, chopped
  4. Check 3 large eggs
  5. Check 3/4cup half-and-half
  6. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  7. Check 2ounces Cheddar, grated (1⁄2 cup)
  8. Check 1 prebaked 9-inch piecrust
  9. Check 4cups baby lettuce
  10. Check 1tablespoon red wine vinegar

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350° F.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chard and onion and cook until tender, 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. In a medium bowl, beat the eggs with the half-and-half; season with 1 teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Add the Cheddar and chard mixture and mix to combine. Pour into the prebaked 9-inch piecrust and bake until set, 40 to 45 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, toss together the lettuce with the vinegar, the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  5. Serve the quiche with the salad.