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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
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Paprika


  1. Sauté mushrooms in 3 tablespoons butter until limp.
  2. Add saltine crumbs and let cool.
  3. Spread in buttered 9-inch pie plate and pat down and up sides to form crust.
  4. Sauté onions in 2 tablespoons butter for 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Spread over mushroom crust.
  6. Sprinkle shredded cheese over onions.
  7. Blend together cottage cheese, eggs and pepper until smooth.
  8. Carefully pour in pie plate over cheese. Sprinkle with paprika.
  9. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F oven for 30 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.


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