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Veggie Couscous Quiche Recipe

Veggie Couscous Quiche Recipe

Tomato, green onions and broccoli bring red and green color to this sunrise specialty, giving it Christmasy flair. It also gets an interesting taste twist from nutmeg.—Julie Kirkpatrick, Billings, Montana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min. + standing YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt
  • 2 cups cooked couscous, cooled
  • 1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • FILLING:
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 4 cups frozen broccoli florets, thawed
  • 1 can (6 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 plum tomato, finely chopped
  • 2 green onions, chopped

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, whisk egg and onion salt. Add couscous and cheese; stir until blended. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9-in. deep-dish pie plate. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes.
  • 2. For filling, in a large bowl, whisk eggs and cream. Stir in the broccoli, mushrooms, 1/2 cup cheese and nutmeg. Pour into crust. Bake for 45-55 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • 3. Sprinkle with tomato, onions and remaining cheese. Bake 3-5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 281 calories, 15 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 217 mg cholesterol, 423 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.