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Mix 'n' Match Quiche Recipe

Mix 'n' Match Quiche Recipe

Combine colorful crabmeat and asparagus to bake this hearty main dish that's both festive and flavorful— or choose your family's favorite ingredients...and create your own one-of-a-kind specialty! You'll be surprised at the compliments you'll receive.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min. + standing YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 1 can (6 ounces) crabmeat, flaked and drained
  • 1 cup frozen asparagus cut, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss or cheddar cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • 1. Line unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 450° for 5 minutes. Remove foil; bake 5 minutes more. Reduce heat to 325°.
  • 2. Layer crab, asparagus, onion, red pepper and cheese in crust. In a small bowl, beat eggs, cream, salt, pepper and nutmeg; pour over cheese. Bake for 35-45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Recipe Note

Editor's Note: You can mix and match ingredients to come up with your own personal quiche. For the crab, substitute 8 ounces of browned pork sausage or 1 cup of diced cooked chicken or ham. For the asparagus, substitute 1 cup of frozen broccoli or a broccoli-cauliflower-carrot blend.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 287 calories, 17g fat (9g saturated fat), 138mg cholesterol, 401mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 14g protein.

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jodie63a User ID: 3943826 22117
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2011

"This is a great "Mix and Match" basic recipe with good proportions and baking times that work with meats, veggies or cheeses you choose."

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