Broccoli Quiche

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Broccoli quiche is one of my favorite hot breakfast recipes! Healthy, filling, and flavorful. It has everything you want and more!

Cheddar and broccoli are a delicious combination, even in a breakfast dish! You can also enjoy broccoli & cheese in Broccoli Cheese Soup or Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Casserole.

broccoli cheese quiche in a pie dish with slices missing

Broccoli cheddar quiche

Broccoli and cheese are one of my favorite flavor combinations. This quiche is tasty and SO easy to make. Especially with a pre-made crust. LOVE a semi-homemade recipe! Just mix, pour, bake and it’s ready in under an hour! Simple as that.

We love to make quiches for weekend brunches with family and friends, baby/wedding showers, and all the holidays! Grab those leftover meat and veggies you had from the holidays and throw them into the quiche. It makes this recipe even easier with leftovers you need to use up.

The combination of broccoli, cheese, and that buttery crust is complete perfection. My family and I could eat this quiche every day for breakfast and never get sick of it.

pie crust with fork holes poked in it for broccoli quiche recipe

How to Make Broccoli Quiche

PREP. Make sure your oven is preheated to 350 degrees. Now you can get started on prepping the pie crust.

CRUST. Pick a pie dish that is more flat than deep. Place your pie crust into the dish, fold over any excess crust, and crimp the edges.

To crimp a pie crust, use your index finger of one hand to push the inner edge out while pinching the outer edge in with the thumb and index finger of the other hand.

Poke bottom and sides of the the pie crust to let air vent out, otherwise the crust will shrink. Prebake the crust for 10-12 minutes. Allow the crust to cool for a bit.

FILLING. After it’s cooled, place the broccoli and cheese on the bottom of the pie crust. In a medium bowl mix up the filling: milk, eggs, salt, pepper, and garlic. Pour the filling over the broccoli and cheese.

BAKE. Bake for 40-45 minutes. Check if it’s done by inserting a knife in the center. If it comes out clean, take the quiche out of the oven. Let the quiche stand for 5-10 minutes before serving.

quiche VARIATIONS

Feel free to change up the cheese flavors to anything you have on hand! You can also add in other veggies and meats as well. Our bacon and cheese quiche is also one of very favorite breakfast recipes.

Like I mentioned earlier you can also add a variety of meats and veggies. Leftovers work well. If you are wanting to use fresh ingredients be sure the meats have been precooked and “wetter” vegetables, such as mushrooms or peas, that have been sautéed.

You want to make sure the liquid in the meats and vegetables don’t cook out into the quiche which will cause it to not set correctly.

broccoli cheddar quiche inside pie crust

Making Ahead + Storing

If you want to make it ahead of time, simply freeze the uncooked quiche until ready to bake and serve. Slide the quiche into a freezer safe bag that is airtight. Freeze for up to one month in advance.

When you’re ready to bake it, remove from the freezer and let it thaw a bit. Then bake as directed.

Leave any leftover broccoli quiche in the baking pan, cover it with foil, and keep it in the fridge for up to 3 days.

close up of broccoli quiche

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Broccoli Quiche Recipe

5 from 6 votes

Broccoli quiche is one of my favorite hot breakfast recipes! Healthy, filling, and flavorful. It has everything you want and more!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine French
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Calories 303 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pie crust softened as directed on the box
  • 2 cups broccoli chopped
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 eggs slightly beaten
  • 1/4 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 3 tsp minced garlic

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F

  2. Use a shallow sided 9 inch glass pie plate. Place the pie crust in the plate and crimp the edges. (We double folded the edges of the crust and then crimped them.) Poke bottom of the the pie crust to let air vent out. Prebake the crust for 10-12 minutes.

  3. Allow to cool a bit then place the broccoli and cheese on the bottom of the pie crust.

  4. In a medium bowl mix up the filling: milk, eggs, salt, pepper, and garlic. Pour over the broccoli and cheese.

  5. Bake for 40-45 minutes. Check if it's done by inserting a knife in the center. If it comes out clean, take the quiche out of the oven.

  6. Let stand for 5-10 minutes before serving.

Author

Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative – from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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Comments

  1. I just love quiche but I don’t think I have tried one with broccoli before. I am sure to love it though because broccoli and cheese go sood good together! Thanks for the REcipe!

  2. 5 stars
    I’ve recently started sprouting my own broccoli sprouts and I’m on the hunt for anything broccoli. This quiche looks easy and delicious.