Broccoli & Swiss Crustless Quiche

Updated on July 13, 2017
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Sara prefers to spend rainy Sundays lounging around the house with her husband while enjoying a home-cooked brunch.

Broccoli Quiche
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A Tasty Way to Eat Your Protein

Eggs and cheese make a fantastic meal no matter what time of day it is. A quiche is an excellent lazy-Sunday brunch or an easy weeknight dinner. You can use eggs and almost any random ingredients you have available; simply whisk everything together, and put it into the oven.

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 35 min
Ready in: 50 min
Yields: 4

Ingredients

  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • Fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup half & half, (or milk)
  • 1/2 cup chopped broccoli, large stems removed
  • 1 cup Swiss cheese, grated

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 inch pie dish.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, half & half (or milk), and spices. Stir in vegetables and cheese.
  3. Pour mixture into pie dish. Cover with aluminum foil, and bake for 35 minutes. Quiche is ready when a knife inserted halfway between the center and the edge comes out clean. If the eggs are not set, put the foil back on the dish and pop it back in the oven for ten more minutes.

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Helpful Hints

  • You can use almost any type of vegetable combination that you have on hand. I don't recommend using frozen vegetables unless you thaw and drain them first. Drain them very well, otherwise your quiche will be too watery.
  • Some suggestions for vegetables: peas, bell pepper, zucchini, yellow squash, tomato, onion, or even kale, spinach or Swiss chard. Top with diced tomatoes. I like it best with the broccoli, and I add sliced, fresh mushrooms to it. However, the mushrooms sometimes alter the color of the eggs and cheese, making it appear a bit gray. This can be unappealing to some folks.
  • Don't forget to experiment with spices, too. Basil, rosemary, thyme, cilantro and parsley add a pleasant flavor to eggs. Whatever you like, just be sure not to overdo it.
  • A green salad and crusty bread are nice complements to this dish, if you are serving it for dinner or brunch. As a breakfast, buckwheat pancakes are a filling accompaniment.
  • For meat lovers, try adding chopped ham, crumbled bacon, or shredded chicken. Seafood lovers might even want to use lump crab meat or shrimp.
  • To really make it special, whip up some hollandaise sauce to top it with. You don't have to go through the trouble of making it from scratch; some of the stuff in the packets is just as good. I recommend Knorr; the trick is to add a pinch of ground cayenne and a teaspoon of lemon juice.

Who doesn't love eggs?

This is a dish that most kids enjoy, because it can be made-to-order. If you are cooking for those who are exceptionally finicky, it's easy to prepare two separate quiches so that your picky eaters get exactly what they want. Just like pizza, they can have plain cheese, if that's the only acceptable topping.

Crustless Broccoli Quiche
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    • AliciaC profile image

      Linda Crampton 

      15 months ago from British Columbia, Canada

      This sounds like a quick and easy meal that also tastes good. I always enjoy the combination of eggs and cheese. I like the idea of adding broccoli, too. It's such a healthy vegetable. Thanks for sharing the recipe, Sara.

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