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Vegetable Pie

We've skipped the crust to cut down on fat and calories in this savory main-dish pie with subtle basil flavor.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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1 Tbs. olive oil
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1 large onion, chopped
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10 oz. button mushrooms, sliced (4 cups)
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1 clove garlic, minced (1 tsp.)
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2 large eggs
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½ cup part-skim ricotta cheese
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½ cup skim milk
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10-oz. pkg. frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
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5 sun-dried tomatoes, cut into thin strips
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1 tsp. dried basil

Instructions: 

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat 9-inch quiche dish or pie pan with cooking spray. Set aside.

2. In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and mushrooms, and cook, stirring often, until liquid has evaporated, 5 to 7 minutes. Add garlic, and stir 1 minute. Transfer mushroom mixture to prepared dish.

3. In medium bowl, beat eggs to blend, then stir in ricotta and milk. Add to mushroom mixture in dish along with broccoli, tomatoes, and basil. Mix well.

4. Bake until filling is set, 50 to 55 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool slightly. Cut into quarters, and serve warm.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
181
Protein: 
12 g
Total Fat: 
9 g
Saturated Fat: 
3 g
Carbohydrates: 
16 g
Cholesterol: 
117 mg
Sodium: 
110 mg
Fiber: 
5 g
Sugar: 
g
Yield: 
Serves 4

Comments on this Recipe

This tasted great and was really easy to throw together. I brought it to a potluck lunch with all meat eaters and everyone enjoyed it. It's perfect for a light meal. I used fresh basil instead of dried as I had it on hand.