Donna Hay: Basics To Brilliance Kids

https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/26332/pumpkin-and-sage-bread-cup-quiches

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The perfect snack or light dinner for a chilly autumn evening.

Ingredients

  • 12 slices wholemeal bread, crusts cut off

  • 40g butter, softened

  • 6 eggs

  • 1 cup (250ml) milk

  • sea salt and cracked black pepper, to taste

  • 2/3 cup (50g) finely grated parmesan

  • 200g thinly sliced butternut pumpkin

  • Extra virgin olive oil

  • A few slice sage leaves

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 160°C (325°F).

  • 2.

    Using a rolling pin, roll out each slice of bread until it’s very thin. Lightly spread one side of each slice with butter. Use the bread slices, buttered-side down, to line the holes of 12 x ½-cup-capacity (125ml) muffin tins, folding and pressing them in to fit. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden. Wearing oven gloves, carefully remove the tins from the oven.

  • 3.

    Meanwhile, toss the pumpkin in a little extra virgin olive oil, sea salt and cracked black pepper. Roast in the oven for 15 minutes or until tender. When cool, divide between the bread cups.

  • 4.

    Break eggs into a large jug. Add the milk, salt, pepper and half the parmesan and mix to combine, using a whisk. Pour into the bread cases and sprinkle with the rest of the parmesan. Sprinkle with a few sage leaves.

  • 5.

    Bake for 18–20 minutes or until just set. Wearing oven gloves, remove the trays from the oven and allow to cool a little before eating.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (12 servings)

  • Energy 178kj
  • Fat Total 8g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Protein 8g
  • Carbohydrate 16g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Sodium 245mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Notes

For more recipes like this, purchase your copy of Donna Hay's new cookbook, 'Basics to Brilliance Kids' at donnahay.com.au or from your favourite book store.

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