Simply Elegant Artichoke Quiche Recipe

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  1. PREPARE the CRUST: Into the large bowl of your food processor, add 2 2/3 cups unsifted all-purpose flour, 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon powder, 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage, 1/8 teaspoon onion powder, 1/8 teaspoon turmeric powder, 3/4 cup canola oil, 6 tablespoons milk, 1 teaspoon hickory bacon fat, 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar, 1 teaspoon brown sugar; POUR into food processor tube while running; PROCESS for 30-45 seconds; DUMP onto sheet of waxed paper sprinkled with flour; DIVIDE dough so bottom-crust portion is slightly larger; shape dough into balls; flatten slightly; PLACE sheet of waxed paper over bottom-crust dough; ROLL 2 inches wider than a 9 inch deep-dish pie plate; REMOVE top sheet of waxed paper; SLIDE hand under bottom sheet of waxed paper; TURN over into pie plate so waxed paper is on top; EASE pastry to fit pie plate; REMOVE waxed paper (do not pierce dough); PLACE pie plate into the freezer until ready to fill (shell should be fairly frozen when filled).
  2. CUT artichoke hearts into quarters or chunky bite-sized pieces; SET aside.
  3. GRATE 1 cup swiss cheese; SET aside.
  4. SAUTE 2 whole garlic cloves and 1/3 cup chopped onion in 2 tablespoons olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat until onion and garlic soften.
  5. ADD artichoke hearts to saute mixture along with 1/4 cup dry white wine, 1 tablespoon minced parsley, 1 teaspoon fresh snipped dill, and 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt; STIR and saute until liquid evaporates; REMOVE saucepan from heat.
  6. REMOVE whole garlic cloves from saucepan and place into a food processor bowl along with 1 3/4 cups cream, 1 cup shredded swiss cheese, 4 eggs, 2 tablespoons melted butter, 1/4 teaspoon sugar, 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg and 1 pinch ground white pepper; PROCESS for 30 seconds.
  7. COMBINE custard mixture with artichoke saute mixture in a medium-large bowl; ADD 2-3 ounces crumbled feta cheese (optional but recommended); FOLD ingredients together until well blended.
  8. POUR custard mixture into two 9-inch pre-baked pie shells or into one 10-inch deep dish pre-baked pie shell; TOP with 2-3 ounces crumbled feta cheese (optional but recommended) SPRINKLE with snipped fresh chives or green onion tops before baking.
  9. BAKE at 375 for 25-30 minutes until puffed and lightly browned; ALLOW to set 10 minutes.
  10. SLICE, then SERVE and ENJOY!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 951.77 Kcal (3985 kJ)
Calories from fat 778.79 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 86.53g 133%
Cholesterol 275.99mg 92%
Sodium 1359.46mg 57%
Potassium 340.23mg 7%
Total Carbs 19.12g 6%
Sugars 5.72g 23%
Dietary Fiber 4.05g 16%
Protein 25.01g 50%
Vitamin C 8.5mg 14%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 2.1mg 12%
Calcium 597.6mg 60%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 220.16 Kcal (922 kJ)
Calories from fat 180.15 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.02g 133%
Cholesterol 63.84mg 92%
Sodium 314.47mg 57%
Potassium 78.7mg 7%
Total Carbs 4.42g 6%
Sugars 1.32g 23%
Dietary Fiber 0.94g 16%
Protein 5.78g 50%
Vitamin C 2mg 14%
Iron 0.5mg 12%
Calcium 138.2mg 60%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 25.4
  • 26

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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