Wednesday, April 25, 2012

The best quiche you'll ever have

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  •  9-inch pie shell 
  • 1 head of broccoli 
  •  1 cup milk 
  • 3 eggs, beaten 
  •  2 tbsp butter melted 
  •  1 tbsp flour 
  •  1 tsp salt 
  •  1/2-1 tsp pepper 
  •  1/4 tsp nutmeg 
  •  1/4 tsp cayenne 
  •  2 cloves garlic 
  •  3/4 cup shredded extra sharp cheddar (divided) 
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan 
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Bake pie crust about 10 minutes or until bottom is slightly brown. Let cool. Cook broccoli in boiling salted water 4 minutes. Drain broccoli and rinse under cold water to stop cooking, then pat dry, when cool to the touch chop into small pieces. Place 2 tbsp on butter in pan and when melted throw in garlic and saute for 2-3 mins until softened, be careful not to let it brown. Combine milk, eggs, garlic butter, flour, salt, pepper, nutmeg, cayenne, 1/2 cup cheddar cheese and the parmesan; whisk until well blended. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup of cheese over crust. Layer broccoli on top and pour egg mixture over. Bake at 375° for 35 to 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean. 4 to 6 servings.
 *NOTE: Continue to check on quiche as it is baking, you may need to cover the crust with aluminum foil to prevent it from browning (i.e. burning) too much.