Leek Quiche Recipe
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Phase: Phase 3
8 Atkins Pie Crust
1 tablespoon Unsalted Butter Stick
1 1/2 lb Leeks
0 1/2 cup Heavy Cream
3 large Egg (Whole)
0 1/2 tsp Salt
0 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
1 cup, shredded Gruyere Cheese
Use 1 Atkins Pie Crust recipe. Follow instructions to prebake the pie crust. Prebake the shell and pour filling (directions follow) into hot shell.
- Keep oven on at 350°F. In a medium skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add diced leeks and sauté, stirring occasionally, 5 to 6 minutes, until softened. Remove from heat and stir in cream. Let stand 5 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, whisk eggs with salt and pepper. Stir egg mixture into the leeks and cream. Sprinkle ¾ cup of cheese on bottom of pie shell.
- Pour egg mixture into prebaked pie shell; sprinkle remaining cheese on top. Bake 45 minutes, or until just set in middle and browned on top. If necessary, turn on broiler; broil 6 from element 2 minutes, just until top browns.
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