Trinidad Pepper Quiche


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30 mins (prep 10, cooking 20)
13 ingredients
2 servings
A Caribbean take on a classic. Super quick with less fat and calories than a traditional Quiche Lorraine. The flour mimics the 'body' of the traditional Quiche. The mild, flavourful, Trinidad Capsicum chinense peppers breathe new life into an old favourite. These peppers are a uniquely flavoured habenero with an almost undetectable heat. Locally they go by the name pimento or seasoning peppers. To Trinidadians they are as invaluable as salt. We put them in practically everything we cook. We use them to 'season' meats, and a host of other dishes. Serve with a salad and for those indulgent moments a glass of white wine for dinner, or have a slice for breakfast. I usually make two pies and freeze one for later on in the month.You can use any kind of mild pepper that appeals to your taste and is available to you locally for this recipe. I have also made this using red and green sweet peppers and it's just as delicious. Roasted red peppers would be great too.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Serving Size (208.16 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 734.18 Calories from Fat 505.08
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 56.12g 172.67%
Saturated Fat 33.86g 338.65%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 172.23mg 114.82%
Sodium 1084.94mg 90.41%
Total Carbohydrate 25.15g 16.76%
Dietary Fiber 2.37 g 18.99%
Sugars 5.63 g %
Protein 34.37g 137.47%
Vitamin A 1600.24IU% Vitamin C 0.03mg%
Calcium 922.35mg% Iron 1.65mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
unbaked, pie shells
 

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