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Sausage Mushroom Quiche

"I created this tasty pie to get our family to eat a filling breakfast," explains Shirley Biel of Tallahassee, Florida. A prepared pastry crust, Italian sausage and vegetables make this all-in-one meal a great way to start any day.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + standing
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound bulk Italian sausage, cooked and drained
  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 frozen deep-dish pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 5 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the sausage, cheese, mushrooms, green pepper and onion; sprinkle into pastry shell. In a small bowl, combine the eggs, cream, mustard, salt and pepper; pour over sausage mixture.
  • Bake at 375° for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.

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