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Zucchini Quiche

I make this recipe for almost any occasion—it's popular with company and at potluck dinners, and I've passed it around to many friends. My husband and I are growing lots of squash this summer, all for this quiche! —Dorothy Collins, Winnsboro, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 55 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pie shell (9 inches), baked
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Dash pepper
  • Paprika

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a small skillet, saute zucchini in butter until tender; drain. Place half the zucchini in the crust. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  • In a large bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, cream, eggs, salt, oregano, basil, garlic powder and pepper. Pour into crust. Arrange remaining zucchini slices over top. Sprinkle with paprika.
  • Bake for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 306 calories, 21g fat (11g saturated fat), 129mg cholesterol, 499mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 12g protein.

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