Green Eggs and Ham Cups

  • Yield 8 servings

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High Cotton Food Styling and Photography

"I first served these miniature quiches at a family brunch and chose the name of the recipe with a nod to Dr. Seuss because it appeals to kids."

Ingredients

3 eggs
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 cup 2% reduced-fat cottage cheese
1 1/2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, or to taste
1 cup spinach leaves, loosely packed
8 thin slices ham

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease 8 muffin tins or 4-ounce ramekins.
  2. Combine eggs, flour, butter, cottage cheese, Cheddar and hot sauce in a food processor or blender. Process until well blended. Add spinach and pulse briefly. Do not over-process; green flecks should be visible.
  3. Line muffin tins with ham slices, pressing down with fingertips. Pour about 1/3 cup egg mixture into each tin.
  4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Gay N. Martin. Albertville, Ala.

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