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Saturday, February 26, 2011

Random Willynillyness Cooking Presents: Mini Sausage Quiches

I had to do another review on my other blog and I created a recipe so I thought I would share it.

I was reviewing Bob Evan sausage. Love it! If you never tried Bob Evans foods, you should especially the sausage. I went willy-nilly as usual and decided to do a pantry and fridge raid. I found biscuit dough, apples, eggs, shredded Gouda cheese and fresh sage. I figured the sausage would pair fantastically with the green apples and sage. Green apples pair well with Gouda cheese. So I decided to bake little breakfast quiches. Maybe quiche isn't the right term. I guess you can say they are breakfast cups. Anyway I began the cooking.

I bought the patties because I knew I had to break down the sausage to mix with the eggs. I took the sausage patties and crumbled them and started cooking them. When they were browned, I added chopped green apples. To get all the juicy bits off the bottom of the pan, I added a splash of cider vinegar.

Then I grabbed some eggs and mixed them with the fresh sage, Gouda cheese and I decided to add a little cheddar cheese as well. I added a pinch of salt and a dash of pepper for good measure. I added the sausage and apple mixture to the eggs and mixed well.

I took the biscuit dough and cut it into little pieces and rolled it out. I popped the dough into the mini muffin pan and baked it for about 7 minutes. When that was done, I pulled out the mini cups and filled them with the mixture. I baked them for another 8-10 minutes at 350 degrees.

You do not want to overcook the eggs yet you want to make sure they get cooked. Because I was using a mini muffin pan, I had to keep checking. Once they are ready take them out to cool.

I have to say that these turned out pretty darn good. The Bob Evans sausage is really delicious. I love it. There is nothing like eggs and cheese along with the sausage either. What made these super good was the apple. When I bit into one, it tasted like really good quiche. Then I would get a piece of the apple and it added a really sweet yet tarty taste to the dish. The Gouda cheese also added another layer of flavor that was fantastic!




7 comments:

  1. Wow! These look great! I will be trying soon. Thanks for the recipe.

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  2. I am so trying this soon! Green apples and Gouda cheese sounds so genius with sausage, and I can't remember last time I had apples and cheese. Thanks for the inspiration, Caro.

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  3. Are you still here at Ocean Isle Inn? If so, I'm going to put you in my suitcase and take you home to cook! :)

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  4. Mmm! Delish! Mini quiches yum!

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  5. OMG! I must visit when you make those again. I love every ingredient you added. Thx for sharing!

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  6. Have to try These sausage quiches, they look yummy!

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  7. These look totally delish! I love the mix of cheese and fruit and sausage!!

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