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Sausage Goat Cheese Mini Quiche

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The sun is shining, it’s FRIDAY, it’s inevitably, a great day!  These sausage goat cheese mini quiche are great too!   Awhile back, I posted a veggie packed savory breakfast mini quiche and it’s such a simple nutritious way to start the day that I decided I needed another great go-to egg dish for my morning.  Pair it with a smoothie like a peaches and greens, or a berries and cream smoothie and you’ve got nutrient packed perfection that will carry you through til lunchtime.

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This little sausage goat cheese quiche is also made in a muffin pan in layers.  Don’t worry about what you layer when, just get all the deliciousness in it and top it with the egg mixture. I chose a goat cheese that was rolled in lightly spiced cranberries and man, oh man, was it GOOD!  I think a honey goat cheese would also be a wonderful combination.  Some goat cheeses are a little overpowering so a little goes a long way at adding awesome flavor.  I love that when these sausage goat cheese quiche are cut open you can see a bit of the red from the cranberry giving it some fun color with the spinach bits.  Yummy!

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If you’re wondering what else to use the leftover bits of goat cheese for, check out these pear and prosciutto bites!

Sausage Goat Cheese Mini Quiche
 
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: paleo, gluten-free
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • ½ -1 pound ground breakfast sausage
  • 9 eggs
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ⅓ cup coconut milk (or milk, or cream)
  • ¼ tsp salt (omit If your sausage is really salty)
  • ⅛ tsp pepper
  • ½ cup spinach, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons goat cheese, in small bits
  • olive oil for greasing muffin pan
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Brown sausage in a frying pan until no longer pink. Drain excess fat and set aside.
  3. Whisk together eggs, coconut milk, garlic, salt and pepper in a bowl and set aside.
  4. Divide crumbled sausage evenly in lightly greased muffin pan.
  5. Layer spinach and goat cheese on top of sausage.
  6. Pour a roughly equal amount of egg mixture into each muffin well.
  7. Bake for 15-18 minutes until eggs have set. Serve warm.
Notes
Store leftovers in the refrigerator and reheat if desired to serve.

 


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