Italian Christmas Quiche

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Deb Lund

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@luv2cookDeb

Quiche is a great way to serve something elegant that costs very little and is easy to prepare. I experiment with fillings. This is one experiment that worked.

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I was a little worried the Italian seasoning was going to be overpowering. I'm so glad I was wrong. This is one yummy quiche! It's simple to throw together and will be a great holiday breakfast or brunch. So good! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1/2
pepperoni stick, sliced and cut up to make small diced pieces
1/2 box
frozen asparagus or about 1 cup of leftover cooked asparagus
3/4 c
mozzarella shredded fine
1/2 c
Parmesan, shredded finely
1 tsp
Italian spice blend
1 1/2 c
half and half
4 large
eggs
1
9-inch pie crust

How to Make Italian Christmas Quiche

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • 2Prepare a crust for a 9-inch pie plate or use a store-bought crust. Do not prebake.
  • 3Defrost asparagus and use paper towels to remove excess moisture (if frozen).
  • 4Sprinkle the pepperoni and asparagus pieces over the bottom of the pie crust.
  • 5Spread cheeses evenly over the asparagus and pepperoni.
  • 6Beat the 4 eggs with a whisk until a bit foamy. Stir in half and half.
  • 7Pour egg mixture over filling.
  • 8Be sure that no cheese is sticking out too high.
  • 9Place in oven on middle rack, turn temp down to 350 and bake 30-45 minutes until set. The knife should come out clean if stuck in the middle.

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About Italian Christmas Quiche

Course/Dish: Eggs, Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: French
Collection: Christmas Recipes




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