INDIVIDUAL QUICHE CASSEROLES
4 slices bacon,
1/2 cup chopped fresh mushrooms,
1/2 cup chopped celery,
1/4 cup chopped onion,
1 and 1/2 cups milk,
2 tablespoons flour,
1 cup shredded cheese,
ground nutmeg /paprika or both.
Cook bacon till crisp, drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings.
Crumble bacon, set aside.
Cook mushrooms, celery and onion in reserved drippings till tender, drain.
Beat eggs, milk, flour and 1/8 tsp salt.
Stir in cooked vegetables, bacon and cheese.
Turn into four /five 8 ounce individual casseroles.
Sprinkle lightly with nutmeg. I used both nutmeg and paprika.
Place casseroles in a shallow baking pan on oven rack.
Pour boiling water around casseroles on pan to a depth of 1 inch.
Bake in a 180 degree oven 25 minutes or until a knife inserted near centre comes out clean.
Let stand 5 minutes.
Photo and recipe: Jeanette Dalene van Deventer