Mini Violet Quiches

Next time you host a party, try out these delicious, Mini Violet Quiches! These are super easy to make, very inexpensive, and look great.

Identification:

Leaves: Heart-shaped with deeply indented veins

Flowers: Irregular, purple, 5 petals, 1 petal slightly smaller than the others

Habitat: Gardens, forests, and fields.

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Common Blue Violet (Violaceae Viola sororia)

Mini Violet Quiches

Prep Time30 mins
Servings: 2 people
Cost: $1

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Fresh Leaves From Common Blue Violet or Another Edible Violet Species
  • 2 Eggs whipped
  • 1/2 Cup Milk or Milk Substitute not vanilla flavored
  • 1 Dash Pepper or Pepperweed Seeds or to taste
  • 1 Dash Salt or to taste
  • 1/4 Cup Shredded Cheese optional!

Instructions

  • Gather and wash violet leaves from a pesticide and chemical-free location
  • Chop and saute the violet leaves lightly.
  • Lightly beat the eggs. Add the milk and combine.
  • Add the sauteed violet leaves to the egg mixture. Then add the salt and pepper and mix.
  • Spoon the mixture into your phyllo-dough quiche cups.
  • Bake for 8 – 12 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheight or until the eggs are solid.

I hope you enjoy this recipe.

Please leave a comment below and let me know how it turns out!

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