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Leek Quiche Recipe


Atkins Leek Quiche
19.7g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Style:Other
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Phase: Phase 3
Difficulty: Moderate
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22.2g

Protein

35.5g

Fat

3.9g

Fiber

490.2kcal

Calories

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tablespoon Unsalted Butter Stick
  • 1 1/2 lb Leeks
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream
  • 3 large Egg (Whole)
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 cup, shredded Gruyere Cheese
  • 8 serving Atkins Pie Crust

DIRECTIONS

Use 1 Atkins Pie Crust recipe. Follow instructions to prebake the pie crust. Prebake the shell and pour filling (directions follow) into hot shell.
 
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Cooking Tip

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How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

Atkins Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols/Glycerin (if applicable)

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