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This was very good. I made it with 1% milk and didn't miss the half and half. I put some sundried tomatoes on top of the cheese and also some on top of the egg mixture. I highly recommend using the goat cheese rather than another kind, as the goat cheese imparts a very distinct flavor that can stand up to the strong flavors of pesto and sundried tomatoes. I also recommend reducing the heat down to 375F as at 400F, the crust was very brown before the eggs were set, I had to tent the crust with foil. Good recipe.
I couldn't find sun-dried tomatoes a the grocery across the street so I just used sun-dried tomato pesto. It worked really well. The flavors really worked and it was really easy. I didn't measure out the goat cheese or the pesto. I just used what I wanted. I also added a little spinach because I like the texture.
I made this for Easter brunch. It was a huge hit.I made it with milk instead of cream low fat cheese and sun-dried tomatoes without oil that I had blanched. It was still wonderful we never missed the extra calories. (with all the chocolate I needed something easier on the waistline.
I made this for a Pi-Day party and everyone LOVED it! I made a few slight changes. I didn't measure the pesto but I made a thick layer of it on the bottom. I used a 4oz package of goat cheese crumbles. I stir fried about a cup of chopped onions and mushrooms until just soft to put in with the eggs. So it wouldn't overflow I only used 2 eggs and 1/3 cup of half and half. Awesome!
Added pine nuts the first time and it was very very good. But the next time I eliminated the pesto as I felt 4 flavors were too much. I like the goat cheese sun-dried tomato and pine nuts combo. Agreed about no need to measure these additions as written by another reviewer. Do what you like which is frustrating advice for a beginner. Follow the recipe and then decide which flavor you wish to push forward more or less or a balance. Trust yourself and you'll learn.
Wow. This packed so much flavor. It was a huge hit. The goat cheese complemented the other flavors so well. I did add more pesto and more goat cheese because I used a deep-dish pie crust. The only thing I would recommend is pre-baking the crust. The bottom of the crust practically disintegrated under the weight of everything else but the dish was still phenomenal.
Absolutely fantastic. Here's how I personalized it: added a diced tomato in with the egg mixture used feta instead of goat cheese put as much pesto as I wanted to cover the pie crust used an awesome whole wheat pie crust and added some fresh sliced basil from my garden sprinkled on top. YUMMERS
I reduced the pesto by half. The layer of pesto against the crust left my crust soggy. I used egg substitute and fat free half and half without any problems. As for flavor it was just ok for me. My kids didn't like it at all. Glad I cut the pesto in half.
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