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Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche

Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche

Introduction

Are you a fan of delicious, savory dishes that are both satisfying and easy to make? Look no further than the mouthwatering Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche. This delightful dish combines the richness of cheddar cheese with the freshness of broccoli, all nestled in a flaky crust. Whether you’re a vegetarian or simply looking for a new addition to your brunch menu, this quiche is sure to impress.

The Perfect Combination

Imagine biting into a slice of warm, cheesy quiche, only to discover the delightful crunch of broccoli. The combination of flavors in this dish is simply divine. The sharpness of the cheddar cheese complements the mild bitterness of the broccoli, creating a harmony that will tantalize your taste buds. It’s a match made in culinary heaven.

A Versatile Dish

One of the best things about Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche is its versatility. It can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Serve it at a brunch gathering with friends or as a comforting weeknight meal. This dish knows no boundaries when it comes to mealtime. Plus, it’s equally delicious whether served hot or cold, making it a great option for leftovers.

Simple to Make

Don’t let the fancy name fool you – making a Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche is actually quite simple. With just a few ingredients and some basic kitchen tools, you’ll have this delectable dish on the table in no time. The hardest part will be waiting for it to cool before diving in.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I use frozen broccoli for this quiche?

A: Absolutely! Frozen broccoli works just as well in this quiche as fresh broccoli. Just make sure to thaw and drain it properly before adding it to the filling.

Q: Can I substitute the cheddar cheese with another type of cheese?

A: Of course! While cheddar cheese pairs perfectly with the broccoli, you can experiment with other cheeses as well. Gruyere, Swiss, or even feta can add their own unique flavors to the quiche.

Q: Can I make a crustless version of this quiche?

A: Absolutely! If you’re looking to cut down on carbs or simply prefer a crustless quiche, go ahead and skip the crust. Just make sure to grease the baking dish well before pouring in the filling.

Q: Can I add other vegetables to the quiche?

A: Definitely! Feel free to get creative and add your favorite vegetables to the quiche. Spinach, mushrooms, or bell peppers can all be delicious additions to the filling.

Q: How long does it take to bake the quiche?

A: The baking time can vary depending on your oven, but on average, it takes about 40-45 minutes to bake a Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche. You’ll know it’s ready when the top is golden brown and the filling is set.

Q: Can I make the quiche ahead of time?

A: Absolutely! Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator. Simply reheat it in the oven before serving for a quick and delicious meal.

Q: Can I freeze the quiche?

A: Yes, you can freeze the quiche. Wrap it tightly in plastic wrap or foil and store it in the freezer for up to three months. To reheat, simply thaw it in the refrigerator overnight and then warm it in the oven.

Q: Can I serve the quiche at room temperature?

A: Absolutely! Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche can be enjoyed warm, hot, or at room temperature. It’s a versatile dish that tastes delicious no matter how you choose to serve it.

Conclusion

Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche is a delightful dish that brings together the flavors of cheddar cheese and broccoli in a perfect union. It’s versatile, easy to make, and can be enjoyed any time of the day. So why not give it a try? Your taste buds will thank you.

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Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1 (9-inch) prepared pie crust for deep dish
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil , or as required
  • 2 cups finely chopped broccoli
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • Place the pie crust into a 9-inch deep pie dish and pierce the crust all over with a fork. Brush the crust with oil.
  • Place the crust onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake the crust in the preheated oven for 8 minutes.
  • Place the broccoli into a bowl and microwave on high until it is bright green and slightly tender, approximately 4 minutes.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, Dijon mustard, oregano, salt, pepper, and thyme.
  • Stir the microwaved broccoli into the egg mixture.
  • Pour the mixture into the pre-baked crust and sprinkle the quiche with Cheddar and Parmesan cheeses.
  • Place the pie dish on the baking sheet in the oven.
  • Bake until a knife inserted into the middle of the quiche comes out clean, approximately 40 minutes.
  • Allow the quiche to stand for 10 minutes before cutting.
Keyword and, breakfast, Broccoli, Brunch, Dish, Dishes, Eggs, Main, Pie, Quiche, Recipes, Savory, Vegetable, Vegetarian
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