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This is one of those dishes that you can get on the table when you haven’t even looked in the freezer until 5:30 (like Nanci usually doesn’t!). Just thaw the bag in the microwave, pour in a dish, and pop it in the oven.
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Servings

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Ingredients
Cooked meat (any meat diced or browned and crumbled)

1 C.

2 C.

3 C.

4 C.

5 C.

6 C.

Vegetable (any raw, blanched, thawed frozen; or canned, drained)

3/4 C.

1-1/2 C.

2-1/4 C.

3 C.

3-3/4 C.

4-1/2 C.

Shredded cheddar cheese

1 C.

2 C.

3 C.

4 C.

5 C.

6 C.

Diced onion

1/4 C.

1/2 C.

3/4 C.

1 C.

1-1/4 C.

1-1/2 C.

Milk

2 C.

4 C.

6 C.

8 C.

10 C.

12 C.

Eggs

4

8

12

16

20

24

Tobasco sauce

1/8 t.

1/4 t.

3/8 t.

1/2 t.

1/2 t. + 1/8 t.

3/4 t.

Flour

1/2 C.

1 C.

1-1/2 C.

2 C.

2-1/2 C.

3 C.

Baking powder

2 t.

1 T. + 1 t.

2 T.

2 T. + 2 t.

3 T. + 1 t.

1/4 C.

Assembly Directions:
Combine meat, vegetable, cheese and onion. Place this mixture in a labeled one-gallon freezer bag. With a mixer or blender, combine the milk, eggs, Tabasco sauce, flour and baking powder. Pour into the bag with the meat/vegetable mixture.

Freezing Directions:
Seal, label and freeze.

Serving Directions:
Thaw completely. Shake bag well and pour into spray-treated or greased deep-dish pie plate or quiche pan. Sprinkle with paprika if desired. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 45 minutes, until lightly browned on top and well set in the center. Cool about 5 minutes before serving.

Comments:
*For a vegetarian meal, just leave out the meat and increase the veggies by 1 C. for each recipe.

Nutritional Info: Quiche in a Bag
Calculated using sausage for the meat.
Per Serving: 369 Calories; 27g Fat (66.1% calories from fat); 17g Protein; 14g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 178mg Cholesterol; 626mg Sodium.
Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 1 Lean Meat; 1/2 Non-Fat Milk; 1-1/2 Fat.

Nutritional Info: Quiche in a Bag – Meatless
Calculated using no sausage and 1-3/4 cups of vegetables.
Per Serving: 208 Calories; 11g Fat (47.3% calories from fat); 13g Protein; 15g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 151mg Cholesterol; 364mg Sodium.
Exchanges: 1/2 Grain(Starch); 1 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Non-Fat Milk; 1 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

Nutritional Info: Quiche in a Bag – Lite
Replace sausage with extra lean ham, cheddar cheese with low fat cheddar cheese and 2% milk with skim milk.
Per Serving: 174 Calories; 6g Fat (29.4% calories from fat); 16g Protein; 14g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 140mg Cholesterol; 590mg Sodium.
Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 1-1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Non-Fat Milk; 1/2 Fat.

Carol Santee

Carol is the co-author of the Big Book of Freezer Cooking and the author of 30 Day Gourmet’s Slow Cooker Freezer Favorites, Freezer Lunches To Go and Healthy Freezer Cooking eBooks. She is a computer information specialist and works for a computer software company.

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