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Savory No-Crust Breakfast Pies
(Four Varieties)
From the
Berry Manor Inn
Rockland, Maine

This crustless pie recipe can be modified
to produce any number of wonderful
savory breakfast pie combinations.  
Adjust the filling based on what ingredients are in season.

Basic Recipe:

7 eggs, beaten
2/3 cup milk
1/3 cup flour
salt and pepper
1 chopped shallot
2/3 cup cottage cheese.
Filling (see combinations, below)

Beat eggs and add milk and flour.  Beat well and add salt, pepper, shallot and
cottage cheese.  

Add desired one of the filling (see combinations, below) and mix well.

Pour into greased 10 inch pie or tart pan.  Cover with foil.  Bake 350 degrees F.
for one hour until eggs are firm and lightly brown.  Serve immediately or keep
warm in oven at 200 degrees F. until ready to serve.  Note:  This recipe can be
prepared in advance and stored in the refrigerator until the next morning.  It
also can be modified for a 9 inch pan by using 6 eggs and 1/3 cup cottage
cheese and 1/3 cup milk.

Filling Varieties:

1. Tomato and Fresh Basil Breakfast Pie

Add:
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 cup diced fresh tomatoes
1 cup chopped fresh basil


2. Sun-Dried Tomato and Goat Cheese Breakfast Pie

Add:
1 small jar chopped sun-dried tomatoes
1 cup crumbled goat cheese

3.  Broccoli, Cheddar and Ham Breakfast Pie

Add:
Drained, chopped cooked broccoli
1 cup chopped ham
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

4.  Maine Lobster Breakfast Pie

Add:
1 – 1 ½ cups cooked chopped lobster meat
2 teaspoons Old Bay seasoning
Tomato and Fresh Basil Breakfast Pie
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