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Broccoli Ham Quiche Recipe

Broccoli Ham Quiche Recipe

This rich quiche recipe is featured in a family cookbook I compiled. It's attractive enough to serve for a company brunch...and it tastes terrific. My husband is proof that quiche can satisfy even a man-sized appetite!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling Bake: 55 min. + standing YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 unbaked deep-dish pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 cup diced fully cooked ham
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh broccoli

Directions

  • 1. Line unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 450° for 8 minutes. Remove foil; bake 5 minutes longer. Cool on a wire rack.
  • 2. Toss cheeses with flour; set aside. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, milk, onion and seasonings. Stir in the ham, broccoli and cheese mixture. Pour into prepared crust.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until set. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 269 calories, 17 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 140 mg cholesterol, 408 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 14 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.