Vegan Bacon Cheddar Mini Quiches - Hell Yeah It's Vegan!
These vegan bacon cheddar mini quiches might look fancy, but don’t worry, you don’t have to be a snob to enjoy them — after all, what’s more commonly American than cheddar and bacon? I came up with this recipe a couple of years ago when the folks over at Chicago Vegan Foods kindly sent me a couple of rolls of Teese for testing. They even featured it on their blog, along with a bunch of other ridiculously awesome-looking vegan cheese- and marshmallow-laden recipes. Anyway, cheddar style Teese is mildly flavored, so it seemed like it would be a good match for quiche. As I’m not exactly a quiche connoisseur, it seemed natural that I would attempt to make what I understand to be the most basic and unfettered of quiches, quiche Lorraine. Upon researching further, I found various sources claiming that the original from the French region of Lorraine did not include cheese. It was apparently those imperious Americans who began adding cheese (Swiss, to be precise). So while this isn’t a proper quiche Lorraine, it is delicious enough to stand on its own. A batch of these would be a cute and cruelty-free way to dress up an appetizer …
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