Broccoli Mushroom Quiche

Diane Audette

By
@archangel888

This is a family recipe that can easily be adapted to suit tastes. For example, you can use chopped spinach instead of broccoli, omit the mushrooms, add bits of chopped cooked ham, etc. I have been making this for years and it is a favorite in our house.


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Serves:

5-6

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

21/2 c
shredded swiss or jarlsburg cheese
3 medium
eggs
1 1/2 c
heavy cream
1 pkg
10 oz, chopped broccoli, thawed
1 pkg
8 oz, sliced mushrooms
1 medium
onion, chopped
1/2 stick
butter
1
9"-10" deep dish pie shell, room temperature
1 pinch
freshly grated nutmeg
1/4 c
parmesan cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a standard cookie sheet with foil. Place the pie shell on the cookie sheet. (The filling may overflow during baking)
2
In a large skillet on medium heat, melt the butter. Add the chopped onion and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add the mushrooms and chopped broccoli. Saute 7-10 minutes until tender. Set aside.
3
In a large bowl, add the heavy cream, eggs and cheese. Mix thoroughly. Add a pinch of nutmeg. You may also want to add 1/8 tsp black pepper and a little salt. Mix in the sauteed vegetables. Blend thoroughly. Pour into the pie shell and sprinkle top with 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese. Bake 45-50 minutes until center is firm and pie is golden brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Savory Pies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: French
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cheese, #Entree, #pies