Yield: 2 servings
|⅓ cup||Shredded mozzarella cheese|
|1 tablespoon||Finely chopped green onion|
|6||Drops red pepper sauce|
|2 tablespoons||Finely chopped, fully|
|Cooked smoked ham|
CORNMEAL QUICHE SHELLS
Cornmeal Quiche Shells:
Mix ⅓ - cup all-purpose flour,1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon cornmeal and ⅓ teaspoon salt;cut 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons shortening thoroughly.Sprinkle in 5 - 6 teaspoons water,tossing with fork until all flour is moistened and pastry cleans side of bowl.Gather pastry into ball.Divide into halves.Press each half firmly against bottom and side of 2 10 ounce quiche dishes or custard cups.Prick bottom and side thoroughly with fork.Place dishes on inverted saucers in microwave oven.Microwave uncovered on high (550 watts) 2 minutes;rotate dishes ½ turn.Prick any bubbles with fork. Microwave uncovered until pastry appears dry and flaky, 1½ to 3 minutes.
Sprinkle cheese and onion in shells.Beat eggs,milk,salt and pepper sauce with fork in 2 - cup measures;stir in ham. Microwave uncovered on medium heat (385 watts) until warm, 2 to 3 minutes,stirring after 1 minute.Stir;pour into shells Place shells on inverted saucers in microwave oven. Microwave uncovered on medium high (385 watts) 2 minutes; turn dishes ½ turn.Microwave uncovered until center is almost set,2 to 3 minutes.Serves 2.