Mason Jar Recipe: Mini Quiches

Lately there has been a lot of buzz about mason jar recipes.  Many of you may find the idea of cooking with a mason jar strange, but there are a variety of benefits that come with their use. For one, using a mason jar to cook your food forces you to eat a smaller portion than you normally would.  They typically are a perfect portion size for children’s meals.  It also is a great way to store food that you plan to eat in the future. Overall there are many things that make mason jar meals very convenient for everyday life.

Here is a simple Quiche recipe that is good for children’s breakfasts.  Everyone is in a rush in the morning and looking for shortcuts to save time.  You have to get the kids ready for school, pack their lunches, and then get yourself ready for work.  Mason jar meals are a perfect solution to making breakfast in a pinch.  This easy Mini Quiche Mason Jar recipe is sure to satisfy your kids and give them a healthy meal before they head off to school.

Mini Quiche

Mini Quiche

Mini Quiche Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 c. flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 6 eggs
  • 8 oz. shredded cheese
  • 1 1/2 c. cottage cheese
  • 1 c. milk
  • 6 green onions, sliced finely
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. melted butter

Instructions:

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.  While your oven is heating up you can start prepping the food.  Measure out the ingredients as listed above if you have not done so. In a large bowl take all of the ingredients and start to mix them together.  This recipe fills 12 8 oz. mason jars. Make sure to grease all the mason jars prior to pouring in the mix. Place the jars on a cookie sheet in the oven to give them an even surface to rest on. Let them bake for 25-28 minutes or until they are done to your liking.  You can either eat these immediately or refrigerated/freeze them for future breakfasts.

Your kids will enjoy having something other than cereal for breakfast and you’ll be happy knowing that they are getting a balanced breakfast before their school day.  To get more easy recipes by clicking here.

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