Miniature Vegetable Quiches made using Bigelow Tea

Miniature Vegetable Quiches

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Tea Concentrate:

10 bags Bigelow Green Tea
1 cup boiling water

Vegetable Tea Mixture:

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
¾ cup diced colored bell peppers
½ cup asparagus tips/ cut into small pieces, 1/2 - 1 inch
½ cup frozen peas
1 tablespoon minced shallots
¼ cup tea concentrate


Egg Mixture:

6 large eggs
½ cup half and half
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
4-ounces (1/2 of an 8-ounce) package cream cheese, slightly softened, cut into 18-20 pieces

Dill, optional garnish

Makes 18-24 miniature quiches depending on size of mini-muffin tin (About 1 ½ cups vegetable mixture.)

Prep Time:   20 minutes     Baking Time:  15 to 18 minutes   

Variations: Try using  Bigelow Earl Grey, I Love Lemon Herb Tea  or Green Tea with Lemon



Place tea bags in a 2-cup glass measure.  Add water.  Steep tea for 10 minutes. 

Squeeze all liquid from tea bags into cup.  Discard tea bags.  (About ½ cup tea concentrate.)

Heat oven to 350 F.  Spray 2 (12-cup) muffin tins with baking spray (spray well or alternatively use paper liners); set aside.

In 10-inch non-stick skillet place olive oil.  Heat for 1 minute.  Add peppers, asparagus, peas, and shallots. Cook over medium high heat, stirring occasionally, until slightly softened. 

Add ¼ cup tea concentrate to vegetable mixture.  Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until most of the tea is evaporated.  Remove from heat; set aside.

In large bowl stir together eggs, half and half, salt and pepper.  Mix well.

In bottom of each prepared mini muffin tin, place about 1 tablespoon vegetable mixture.  Top with piece of cream cheese.  Fill to top with egg mixture.

Repeat with remaining ingredients.

Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until very lightly browned near edges.  Remove from oven.  Cool slightly. Garnish with dill if desired.

Nutritional Information:

Nutritional Information Per Serving
Calories 73
Protein 3 grams
Carbohydrate 2 grams
Total Fat 6 grams
Alcohol 0 grams
Cholesterol 71 milligrams
Saturated Fat 2 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 2 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 grams
Trans Fatty Acid 0 grams
Dietary Fiber, Total 0 grams
Total Sugar 1 grams
Percentage of Calories
Protein 16 %
Carbohydrate 10 %
Fat Total 74 %
Alcohol 0 %
Vitamins & Minerals
Sodium 115 milligrams
Potassium 66 milligrams
Vitamin A (RE) 349 Retinol Equivalent
Vitamin C 6 milligrams
Calcium 26 milligrams
Iron 1 milligrams
Vitamin D (ug) 0 micrograms
Vitamin E (mg) 0 micrograms
Thiamin 0 milligrams
Riboflavin 0 milligrams
Niacin 0 milligrams
Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) 0 milligrams
Folate Acid 14 micrograms
Cobalamin (Vitamin B12) 0 micrograms
Nutritional Recipe Features
Low in Sodium
Sugar Free
Soy Free

Miniature Vegetable Quiches

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