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Easter Brunch Quiches

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(Original story published on Wednesday April 9th on FoodNetwork.ca.)

Hosting Easter brunch this year? Don’t panic. What we have here is your little saving grace.

Mini spinach quiches are healthy, delicious and totally easy to make…and that’s not even the best part. They can be made ahead of time then re-heated when guests arrive so you don’t spend all morning hidden away in the kitchen. If those aren’t good enough reasons to make mini quiches then how about this: they’ll cost you well under $10.

Here’s what you need for 12 mini quiches:

a dozen eggs
1 (6-8 ounce) bag of baby spinach
1 small onion, chopped
1 /4 cup grated cheddar cheese
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

Here’s what you do:
1. Preheat oven to 375, and lightly grease muffin pan with butter or oil.
2. Saute chopped onions in a pan with the oil until onions are translucent.
3. Crack eggs into a bowl and whisk. Fill about ⅓ of muffin cups with spinach, and sprinkle about a teaspoon of the sauteed onions on top.

 

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4. Pour whipped eggs into muffin cups and fill them about two-thirds full, then add a pinch of grated cheddar cheese.

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5. Bake for about 15 minutes, until golden on top.

6. Gently remove them from pan with butter knife, then serve.

 

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Here are some recommendations for the rest of your Easter brunch menu: French Toast with Raspberries and Maple SyrupSpinach and Strawberry SaladMorning Champion Bagel (sliced in quarters).

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