If you have ever wondered how to make quiche and thought it was a complex dish to master, you may be pleasantly surprised to discover just how easy it can be to make this tasty recipe. There are actually many different types of quiche recipes; however, all quiche recipes typically include some of the same basic ingredients.
When learning how to make quiche, some of the ingredients you should have on hand include eggs, milk and a pie crust. You may use either a frozen purchased pie crust or choose to make your own pie crust from scratch, depending on how much time you have and how adept you feel you are in the kitchen. Keep in mind that while many quiche recipes do call for using a pie crust, you can also use crustless quiche recipes.
Quiche makes a wonderful breakfast, but it can also be ideal as a snack or evening a lunch or dinner entrée. If you prefer, you can also make mini-quiches and serve them as appetizers. As you learn how to make quiche, you will also find that there are many ingredients you can substitute for traditional ingredients in order to provide your quiche with an interesting new flavor.
A basic quiche recipe does not use any additions, but you could easily add ingredients such as bacon, chicken or ham as well as a variety of vegetables such as mushrooms, sliced tomatoes, broccoli, onions, etc. Quiche is also delicious with the addition of cheese. Below is a recipe that will help you learn how to make quiche. This recipe features the addition of broccoli.
How to Make Quiche with Broccoli
• 4 eggs, beaten well
• 1 onion, minced
• 2 cups freshly chopped broccoli
• 1 ½ cups milk
• Dash of salt and pepper
• 1 tablespoon butter, melted
• 1 unbaked pie crust
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt butter in large pan. Slowly cook broccoli and onions until just done. Add vegetables to pie crust. Combine beaten eggs and milk. Add salt and pepper. Mix in melted butter. Pour over onions and vegetables. Bake for 30 minutes or until center is done. May also pour into individual pie crusts to make small broccoli quiches.
As you can see, the process of learning how to make quiche is actually not that difficult. Give it a try and enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack.