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OATMEAL WEEK: MUSHROOM AND SPINACH QUICHE IN AN OAT CRUST

Oatmeal is one of those magical ingredients that's as healthy as it is versatile. This week, we'll share recipes that utilize oatmeal. Today's is from Cooking Light's website.

INGREDIENTS



1 cup regular oats

1/3 cup oat bran

2 tablespoons chilled butter or stick margarine, cut into small pieces

3 tablespoons cold water

Cooking spray

Filling:

1 cup chopped leek

1 1/4 cups sliced mushrooms

1 cup evaporated fat-free milk

1/4 cup (1 oz.) grated fresh Parmesan cheese

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon dried dill

1/4 teaspoon dried thyme

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

3 large egg whites

2 large eggs

1 (10-oz.) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained, and squeezed dry

1/4 cup (1 oz.) finely shredded Gruyêre or Swiss cheese

For directions on assembling this recipe, follow this link.

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