“The differences between a tart, a pie and a quiche are a blur.” Yotam Ottolenghi
Being a coeliac I have to be pretty careful what I eat. Being a coeliac on Weight Watchers is worse because gluten free bread etc has so many points! Okay I know its because it has so much sugar and fat in it to try and make it taste nicer, but still! I’m loathe to eat them for the reason that I can’t then eat chocolate!
I saw a recipe idea for quiches using ham as the “pastry” and cooking them in little muffin/cupcake tins the other day. Thank god for random Facebook posts! The idea appealed because I thought I could cook a load of them, have a couple for lunch fresh out of the oven and then store the others for breakfast before work for a few days. Weekends in work are so busy that I love anything that enables me extra time in bed!
I put 3 slices of thin ham in the bottom as a case. On top of that I shoved some finely chopped onion.
Next I grated 15g of cheese for each quiche and added that to it.
In a bowl I whisked 3 eggs and 150ml of semi skimmed milk (for 6 quiches – didn’t want to make too many in case i hated them!) This got poured into the ham cases until they were full.
I popped some sliced baby plum tomatoes onto the top and shoved into the oven at Gas Mark 5 for 30 mins. When it looked nearly done I knocked it up to Gas mark 7 for another 10 mins just to crisp the tops….
I think they look pretty good! Only 3sp per quiche cup and 5sp for 2! I had 2 with salad and some lemon mayo for my lunch (0.5 tablespoon of lighter than light mayo mixed with juice from a quarter of a lemon) meaning my lunch was a total of 5sp! Win!
I’m looking forward to grabbing these over the next few days. And it means more points for chocolate!