Crab Quiche Recipe
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Crab Quiche Recipe

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Chopped green onions and sweet red pepper bring a bit of color to this golden entree. The creamy filling features imitation crabmeat and Swiss cheese, making it a morning mainstay that brunch guests will clear their plates for.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup flaked imitation crabmeat, chopped

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 290 calories, 19 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 125 mg cholesterol, 432 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 10 g protein.

Directions

  1. Line unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 450° for 5 minutes; remove foil. Bake 5 minutes longer. Immediately sprinkle 1/2 cup cheese over crust.
  2. Reduce heat to 375°. In a skillet, saute red pepper and onions in butter until tender.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, cream, salt and pepper. Stir in the crab, red pepper mixture and remaining cheese. Pour into crust.
  4. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 15 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Crab Quiche in Quick Cooking May/June 2003, p56

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 290 calories, 19 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 125 mg cholesterol, 432 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 10 g protein.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Jun. 18, 2012

I've made this several times, with good results. It doesn't really take very long to assemble and you could easily use real crab. I always used a whole 8 oz package of the imitation crab (shredded style).

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Reviewed Oct. 11, 2011

It was great!! I used real crab and put in extra crab and cheese.

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Reviewed Sep. 7, 2011

Even my daughter who doesn't like seafood thought this recipe should probably go in our favorites. :)

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Reviewed Apr. 1, 2011

This was great but I did add some Old Bay seasoning to it, love the flavors.

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Reviewed Feb. 16, 2011

I used real crab in mine and it was delicious. Top it off with some hot sauce and it was perfect

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