Quiche with Brocolli

This recipe can be modified to use other vegetables. Have fun with it! 


CALORIES: many!…

PREP: 10 minutes

COOK: ~ 45 minutes


1 1/2 CUP broccoli florets (steamed or boiled until crisp-tender)
19 inch single crust pie (of course, make it yourself if you like!) 
1onion (cut in small pieces)
1 1/2 cupshredded Swiss cheese (emmental or gruyere is also great!)
2 cupslight cream, creme fraiche, or sour cream (lactose free preferred)
1/2 teaspoonnutmeg powder (noix de muscade)
1/4 teaspoonwhite sugar
1/8 teaspooncayenne pepper
0salt (Not needed to add any extra salt!)


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Unfold crust in your favorite pie dish.
  3. Pre-cook the broccoli until crisp-tender (steamed or put in boiling water for 4-5′). Then cut the broccoli is very small pieces.
  4. In a bowl, whisk together eggs, onion, cream, broccoli, nutmeg, sugar and cayenne pepper. Mix 1 cup of shredded cheese. Pour mixture on top of crust, in pie dish.
  5. Bake 15 minutes in the preheated (425 F) oven. Then sprinkle 1/2 cheese uniformly on top.
  6. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F, and bake an additional ~30 minutes, or until a knife inserted 1 inch from edge comes out clean. Allow quiche to sit 10 minutes before cutting into wedges.

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