Ingredients

  • 1 prepared pie crust
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 Teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 Cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 Cup diced sweet red pepper
  • 1 Cup coarsely chopped kalamata or sliced ripe olives
  • 1 Package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • 3 Cups California golden raisins
  • 1 Cup crumbled Feta cheese
  • 1 Cup milk

Procedure

Preheat oven to 325°F. Arrange unbaked crust in 8-inch quiche or cake pan. Separate 1 egg, reserving yolk in mixing bowl, and brush inside of crust with beaten white. Place on foil lined baking sheet and set aside.

In medium sauté pan, heat oil and cook onions, stirring frequently, until soft. Then, add sweet pepper; stir and heat till softened. Remove from heat; add olives and spinach and toss. Turn into pan with crust; spread evenly. Then, sprinkle raisins and feta cheese, evenly, over all. Set aside.

Add remaining eggs to mixing bowl with reserved yolk; whisk together with milk. Then, pour over all ingredients in pan.

Bake at 325°F for 45 to 50 minutes or until firm and knife inserted near center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes, and cut into 8 wedges. Serve warm

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 280 (Calories from Fat 49%); Total Fat 16 ( Saturated Fat 5; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 145; Sodium 380; Potassium 367; Total Carbohydrate 28; Dietary Fiber 3; Sugars 14; Protein 9; Calcium 158; Iron 3;

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Raisins are excellent food choices for most individuals, including those with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
- James W. Anderson, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, Emeritus, University of Kentucky.