Fontina and Mushroom Mini-Quiches

with basil-carrot salad

Prep & Cook Time: 45-55 min.

Cook Within: 7 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Tree Nuts

Vegetarian
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Gouda is great, and Parmesan is peerless, but when we wanted cheese for these mini-quiches, we called on our old friend fontina. Fontina melts wonderfully, and has a nutty, subtle flavor that mingles perfectly with mushrooms and egg. Add a nice bowl of carrots tossed in pesto on the side, and we're sure you'll be calling fontina a friend before this meal is up.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    4 Puff Pastry Dough Squares
  • 3 Thyme Sprigs
  • 12 oz. Carrot
  • 6 oz. Cremini Mushrooms
  • Info
    1½ oz. Sliced Fontina Cheese
  • Info
    4 fl. oz. Liquid Egg
  • Info
    2 fl. oz. Whole Milk
  • Info
    2 Tbsp. Basil Pesto

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    666
  • Carbohydrates
    57g
  • Fat
    35g
  • Protein
    22g
  • Sodium
    1235mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Muffin Tin
  • 2 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Baking Sheet

Before You Cook

  • 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Stem thyme. Peel, trim, and halve carrot. Slice halves into ½" half-moons. Slice mushrooms into ¼" slices. Coarsely chop fontina cheese.

  • 2

    Make Egg-Mixture and Cook Mushrooms

    Combine liquid egg, milk, thyme, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper in a mixing bowl. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add 1 tsp. olive oil and mushrooms to hot pan. Stir occasionally until browned, 3-4 minutes. Remove from burner and transfer mushrooms to a plate. Wipe pan clean and reserve.

  • 3

    Fill and Bake the Quiches

    Remove puff pastry sheets from refrigerator. Remove paper between puff pastry sheets and place each pastry in prepared muffin tin cups. Puff pastry will overfill cups. Divide mushrooms between cups, then fill with egg mixture until mushrooms are covered. Top with fontina cheese. Place muffin tin on a baking sheet to catch any drips. Bake until dough browns and filling is set (doesn't jiggle when pan is tapped), 20-25 minutes. Rest quiches 5 minutes before carefully removing from muffin tin. While quiches cook, cook carrot.

  • 4

    Cook the Carrot Pieces

    Return pan used to cook mushrooms to medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add carrot pieces to hot pan and stir occasionally until tender, 5-7 minutes. Transfer carrot pieces to another mixing bowl and stir in pesto.

  • 5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card. Bon appétit!

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