Quiche Recipes

Quiche Recipes are one of the most sought-after savory egg dishes.


Quiche recipes are originally from France. They are very popular since the ingredients are commonly found inside the refrigerator (eggs, bacon, spinach, cheese, etc). Quiche are also considered as staple foods during brunch, breakfast or sometimes during dinner.

The following quiche recipes include easy-to-follow recipes. The first two recipes are somewhat similar to each other. The 2nd recipe does not have the traditional pastry shell that they use for making quiche. The last recipe is for those vegetarians who want to eat a quiche. If an oven is not available, you can always opt to cook the crustless quiche. You can substitute Swiss or Gruyere cheese to a strong cheddar cheese or with some parmesan cheese. Mozarella cheese is rarely used, since it taste too creamy and might overpower the savory flavors of the quiche.

Quiche Lorraine Florentine Recipe

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Prepare Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 1 Hour

Quiche Lorraine is the most sought-after quiche in France. This also has an Italian twist, thus the name Florentine in it.

This is by far the most widely used quiche recipes. This is named after Lorraine, a region in France where people consider quiche Lorraine as one of their staple food. Some would substitute the cream with fresh milk or sour cream.

Ingredients:
100 grams fresh spinach (washed and drained)
1 cup Swiss or sharp cheddar cheese (grated)
4 slices of bacon (cooked and crumbled)
2 tablespoons chopped onions
1 (9-inch) pastry shell (this unbaked pastry shell can be bought on the frozen section of the grocery)
3 eggs, beaten slightly
1 cup light cream or all-purpose cream
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

Instructions:
1. Preheat oven at 375 degree Fahrenheit.
2. In a mixing bowl, combine the spinach, cheese, bacon and onions. Put the mixture evenly into the pastry shell.
3. In another bowl combine eggs, mustard and cream, beat this mixture. Pour the egg mixture evenly on top of the spinach mixture.
4. Bake at preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes. Test if the quiche is already cooked if the center is set but not dry. Let stand for 5-10 minutes before serving. Cut the quiche into wedges.

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Skillet (Crustless) Quiche Lorrainne Recipe

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Prepare Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 45 Minutes

The next recipe is not baked with some pastry crust. It is more simple to make. This recipe does not use any pastry shell. Make sure to cook it on a non-stick pan. Since the pastry can help the quiche to not stick into the bottom of the pan. A slight variation from quiche recipes.

Ingredients:
5 slices bacon (minced)
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons of canola oil
5 eggs
1 cup of Gruyere or Swiss cheese
1 teaspoon of nutmeg
1 tablespoon minced parsley
Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:
1. Preheat a boiler or salamander. Fry the bacon in a non-stick pan until crisp. Drain on paper towels and set aside.
2. Heat the oil in an oven-proof cast iron pan. Sauté the onion for about 2 minutes.
3. Beat the eggs well. Mix in the gruyere or Swiss cheese, bacon, nutmeg, salt and pepper. When onions are done. Stir and pour the egg mixture on the onions.
4. Turn the heat to low and cook until the egg has set for about 8 minutes.
5. Transfer the pan in a broiler or salamander, about 7 inches away from the salamander or boiler and let cook until well done. You can also use a blow torch if you don’t have a salamander or boiler.

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Vegetable Quiche Recipe

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Prepare Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 1 Hour

Vegetarians will surely love this quiche recipe. It is definitely delicious minus all the calories from meat. For those who want to enjoy an all-vegetable and no meat quiche recipes, this is what you are looking for. Vegetables are undeniably healthier than meat.

Ingredients:
2 cups of canned or frozen green peas
1 cup diced carrots
1/2 cup corn kernels (canned, washed and drained)
1/2 cup button mushrooms
1 cup of broccoli florets
1 tablespoon of chopped celery
1 small red bell pepper (sliced thinly)
1 clove of minced garlic
1 medium onion leeks, chopped
1 tablespoon of unsalted butter
4 eggs (slightly beaten)
Salt and pepper to taste
1 unbaked pastry shell

Instructions:
1. Preheat the oven at 350 degree Fahrenheit.
2. In a cast-iron skillet, heat the butter and sauté the onion leeks and garlic.
3. Add in the carrots and celery and continue cooking until the vegetables are half-cooked.
4. Stir in the bell pepper, mushrooms, peas, corn and broccoli. Simmer until the vegetables are tender. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
5. Pour the vegetable mixture into the unbaked pastry shell, and top with the beaten eggs.
6. Bake at a preheated oven for 3o-45 minutes or until cooked and eggs are set.
7. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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Eggs are also rich in protein and are very nutritious foods. Dig-in into these very sumptuous quiche recipes. Julia Child, an American Chef introduced quiche to the USA. Since then, quiche was widely served in America and even in England. However, the word quiche is from the German word – kuchen, which means cake. Quiche is considered as a pie or an open pie.