There’s something irresistibly comforting about a well-made quiche, and our Veggie-Packed Quiche takes that comfort to a whole new level. Picture this: a delicate, flaky crust cradling a rich, custardy filling bursting with the vibrant colors and flavors of fresh, in-season vegetables. It’s not just a recipe; it’s a journey through a garden of taste and texture.
- 1 pre-made pie crust
- 1 cup broccoli florets, blanched and chopped
- 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
- 1/2 yellow bell pepper, diced
- 1 cup baby spinach, coarsely chopped
- 1/4 red onion, finely sliced
- 1 cup grated cheese (cheddar or Gruyere)
- 4 large eggs
- 1 cup milk (whole or 2%)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Place the pre-made pie crust in a pie dish and crimp the edges.
- Sprinkle half of the grated cheese over the bottom of the crust.
- In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper.
- Layer the blanched broccoli, diced bell peppers, spinach, and red onion over the cheese in the crust.
- Pour the egg mixture over the veggies.
- Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until the quiche is set and the top is golden.
- Remove from the oven and let it cool slightly before slicing and serving.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
A colorful and flavorful veggie-packed quiche with a flaky crust and a custardy filling.
Nutritional information per serving: Calories: 280, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 17g, Protein: 12g
In conclusion, our Veggie-Packed Quiche is a delightful medley of garden-fresh goodness that’s as visually appealing as it is delicious. Whether you’re hosting a brunch, a cozy lunch, or a light dinner, this quiche will steal the spotlight on your table. The combination of blanched broccoli, sweet bell peppers, earthy spinach, and tangy red onion dances harmoniously with the creamy, cheesy filling. Every forkful is a journey through a tapestry of flavors, a true celebration of the bounties nature provides. So, roll up your sleeves and indulge in the art of creating this quiche – it’s not just a recipe, it’s an experience that will have your taste buds asking for an encore.