Mushroom Crust Cheese Quiche
3/4 pound fresh mushrooms, chopped
5 tablespoons butter, divided
1/2 cup finely crushed saltines (12 crackers)
1/4 cup sliced green onions with tops
8 ounces Monterey jack cheese, shredded
1 cup cottage cheese
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Sauté mushrooms in 3 tablespoons butter until limp.
Add saltine crumbs and let cool.
Spread in buttered 9-inch pie plate and pat down and up sides to form crust.
Sauté onions in 2 tablespoons butter for 1 to 2 minutes.
Spread over mushroom crust.
Sprinkle shredded cheese over onions.
Blend together cottage cheese, eggs and pepper until smooth.
Carefully pour in pie plate over cheese. Sprinkle with paprika.
Bake in a preheated 350 degree F oven for 30 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.