Vegetable Potato Quiche
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
- 3 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1-1/2 cups sliced zucchini
- 3/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1/2 cup cubed fully cooked ham
- 2 eggs, lightly beaten
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1-1/2 teaspoons dried basil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 3/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- In a large bowl, combine the hash browns, egg and Parmesan cheese. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9-in. pie plate. Bake at 400° for 16-20 minutes or until golden brown.
- Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute zucchini and red pepper in butter until crisp-tender. Remove from the hear; stir in the ham, eggs, milk, basil, salt and pepper.
- Pour into crust. Sprinkle with Monterey Jack cheese. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 187 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 134mg cholesterol, 349mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 12g protein.
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Jul 26, 2014
I'm afraid we didn't enjoy this like the other reviewers seemed to. I left out the ham for a vegetarian meal and while I really enjoy vegetables, the zucchini taste was overpowering to me. I did really like using the potatoes for the crust and will probably use that idea again. But I would do a different filling next time with more eggs.
May 13, 2014
Delicious. Omitted the ham for a vegetarian meal.Also added sliced tomatoes before serving.
Jun 26, 2012
This Quiche is so tasty! I used garden fresh veggies and substituted leftover grilled chicken for the ham. I served it with a salad of spinach greens topped with fresh corn and french fried onions. It was such a yummy meal!!! This will be a new summer favorite!
Jun 13, 2010
This is Great!! It's easy and everyone loved it.It would also be good for a light supper. Next time I plan to double the recipe and freeze one for later. Thanks.