The Only Quiche Recipe You'll Ever Need

Preparation 10:00 Cook Time 60 minutes Total Time 11:00 Serves 6-8 servings     adjust servings

 Just like the name states, you'll never need another quiche recipe again! This creates a creamy and rich egg custard and you can switch up the mix-ins however you like. 

Ingredients

  • 1 9" pie crust, rolled and placed in a pie dish
  • 1 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup California Ripe Green Olives, chopped
  • 1/4 C sharp white cheddar, grated
  • 1/4 cup diced ham
  • 1/4 cup caramelized onions *see notes*

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine eggs, cream, salt and pepper in a medium-sized bowl and whisk until well combined. 

Layer olives, cheese, ham, and onions into the pie crust and pour egg mixture over the top. 

Place pie pan on a baking sheet and bake for 60 minutes or until the center of the quiche is just set-- it will jiggle like jello right in the center and when you insert a knife into the center it will come out with just moisture on the blade. 

Remove from oven and allow to cool for at least 15 minutes before slicing. 

 

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Recipe Notes

To customize this quiche recipe, you can mix and match your mix-ins! You can use up to 1 1/2 cups of ingredients and get good results. For the recipe above I knew I wanted to use 4 ingredients, so I just split them up into 1/4 cup quantities to make 1 cup total. 

It's best to cook vegetables that have a high water content (onions, peppers, greens, mushrooms, etc.) before adding to the quiche. Not only does it keep the quiche from getting soggy, it gives great flavor! That's why I use caramelized onions in the above recipe instead of just plain onions. 

Some of my favorite mix ins:

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