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Smoked Salmon & Goat Cheese Quiches in Baked Potato Skins

Ingredients

  • Gluten-free olive oil cooking spray
  • 6 small Russet potatoes
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 leek, thinly sliced (white and light green part)
  • 3 large eggs
  • ¾ cup egg whites (or about 6 large egg whites)
  • ¼ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ teaspoon dried dill
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 ounces smoked salmon, chopped
  • 2 ounces crumbled goat cheese
  • Kosher or sea salt, to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425ºF.
  2. Line a 9×13-inch rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil and mist with olive oil cooking spray.
  3. Scrub the potatoes and prick each one several times with a fork.
  4. Place the potatoes on the foil and bake for 50 minutes, turning once, until fork-tender.
  5. Remove the potatoes from the oven and reduce oven temperature to 350ºF. Let the potatoes cool for 20 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Sauté the leek until softened, about 15 minutes.
  7. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, egg whites, yogurt, dill, and black pepper. Stir in the salmon, goat cheese, and cooked leeks.
  8. If needed, cut a thin slice from one long side of each potato so that they can sit flat on the baking sheet.
  9. Slice about ¼-inch from the opposite side of each potato and use a rounded spoon (like a teaspoon or tablespoon size measuring spoon) or melon baller to scoop the flesh from each potato, leaving a shell about ¼-inch thick.
  10. (The scooped out potato can be discarded or saved for another use.) Arrange all of the potatoes on the foil-lined baking sheet.
  11. Sprinkle the insides of each potato skin with a pinch of salt. Pour about 1/3 cup of egg mixture into each potato. Carefully transfer to the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, until set.

Servings

Serves 6

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