Broccoli Quiche


  • Pastry for single crust 9-inch pie or homemade crust (your choice)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups chopped fresh broccoli
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  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced scallions
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup light cream (dieters) or heavy cream for non dieters)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Tabasco pepper sauce


Line 10 inch quiche dish or 9-inch pie plate with pastry. Prick bottom and corners of pastry with fork. Bake in 450 degree F degree oven for 5 minutes. Remove from oven; sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese. Layer half the broccoli over Parmesan cheese. Continue with layers of half Swiss cheese and scallions; repeat with remaining broccoli, Swiss cheese, and scallions.

Beat eggs. Add chicken broth, cream, salt, and Tabasco; mix well. Pour over broccoli mixture in pastry shell. Sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese.

Bake 10 minutes at 450 degrees F degrees. Reduce heat to 325 degrees F; bake 20 to 25 minutes longer or until knife inserted in center of pie comes out clean. Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes before cutting.


Source: A friend Josee

By Raymonde G. from North Bay, Ontario


May 2, 20090 found this helpful

Sorry but vegetarians might get upset if they knew there was chicken broth in this dish, other than that is sounds yummy!

<b> Editor's Note: </b> Good point. The reference to being vegetarian has been deleted.

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