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California Quiche Recipe

California Quiche Recipe

Enjoy this quiche for a wonderfully simple weeknight dinner, or serve it for a hearty weekend brunch. With both Havarti and cream cheese in every bite, this dish is elegant and rich, yet filling.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 ounces Havarti cheese, shredded
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
  • 3/4 cup frozen California-blend vegetables, thawed and patted dry
  • 1 medium plum tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 12 slices French bread (1 inch thick)

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, milk and pepper until blended. Stir in cheeses and vegetables.
  • 2. Pour into a greased 9-in. pie plate. Top with tomato slices. Bake at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  • 3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine butter and garlic; spread over both sides of each slice of bread. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Serve with quiche. Yield: 6 servings.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.