1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
2 ribs celery, chopped
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper
2 cups dried bread cubes, in 1/4-inch dice
3/4 pound medium shrimp
1 cup corn kernels
1/2 cup shredded Gruyere cheese
1/2 cup half-and-half
1/2 cup crushed tomatoes
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Heat oil in heavy skillet over medium heat; cook onion, green pepper and celery
in skillet over medium heat until onions soften, about 3 minutes.
Season with thyme, salt and pepper; set aside.
Line a 10-inch greased deep pie pan with bread cubes; top with onion mixture,
shrimp, corn and cheese; set aside.
Whisk together eggs, half-and half, tomatoes, parsley and red pepper in a large
bowl; pour mixture over ingredients in pie pan.
Bake until custard sets, about 35 minutes; let stand 5 minutes before cutting.
Yield: 8 servings
Per serving: 265 calories, 32 percent of calories from fat, 9 g fat, 3.6 g
saturated fat, 160 mg cholesterol, 28 g carbohydrates, 16 g protein, 525 mg
sodium, 2 g fiber