Fancy Quiche

Breakfast Recipes
Here's all the recipes listed under Fancy Quiche along with the comments posted by the breakfast lovers that submitted them.
Sun Dried Tomato Quiche
"Had this for dinner at a friends. Got the recipe. Love it for breakfast. Hope you do too."
FOR THE CRUST: 1 baking potato - thinly sliced, 2 Tablespoons butter, FOR THE FILLING: 3/4 cup whipping cream, 3/4 cup shredded provolone cheese, 5 eggs, 2/3 cup sun dried tomatoes in olive oil, 1/3 cup cubed smoked ham, 1 green onion, 2 teaspoons fresh basil, 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/4 teaspoon onion powder, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper
Alfred Hitchcock's Quiche Lorraine
Alfred Hitchcock's Quiche Lorraine
"This quiche with ham and onion was one of famed director Alfred Hitchcock's favorite meals. From the 1981 Celebrity Cookbook by Johna Blinn."
For The Pastry: 2 cups pastry flour*, 1/2 cup cold butter - cut into pieces, 1 egg yolk, 1 pinch salt, about 1/4 cup cold water, For The Filling: 2 or 3 slices cooked ham, 2 onions, 4 eggs, 1 pinch cayenne pepper, light grating nutmeg, 2 cups hot milk
Asparagus Quiche
"This is pretty easy to make and real good to eat if you like asparagus and mushrooms."
3 cups asparagus - cut into pieces (VERY IMPORTANT: DO NOT USE CANNED -- ONLY FRESH), 1 cup Bisquick baking mix (I like the low-fat kind), 1 cup grated cheddar cheese (or Monterey Jack), 1/2 cup olive oil, 1 4-ounce can or mushrooms - drained and sliced (if whole), 3 eggs, 2 green onions into pieces, salt and pepper
Bacon Quiche Lorraine
Bacon Quiche Lorraine
"This easy-to-make quiche requires a store-bought pastry crust. It features bacon, Cheddar cheese, onion and some select seasonings."
1 9-inch store-bought pastry shell, 6 slices bacon, 1/4 cup onion, 1 and 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese, 4 eggs, 1 and 1/3 cup milk, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard, 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 1/8 teaspoon pepper
Baked Eggs and Sausages in Toast Cups
Baked Eggs and Sausages in Toast Cups
"Your partner will love it for sure! ;) Bread formed to muffin cups and toasted in the oven hold baked eggs, cheese and sausage. Easy to make and ready in less than 30 minutes."
non-stick cooking spray, 6 slices white bread - crust removed, 6 eggs, salt and pepper, 1 packet of sausages - well cooked and chopped, 1/2 cup (2 oz.) shredded Cheddar cheese, chopped chives or parsley for garnish
Cheese And Lentil Quiche
Cheese And Lentil Quiche
"Filled with lentils and mixed vegetables, this quiche is great for brunch. Keep the leftovers and try it cold for lunch, dinner or even a picnic."
3 eggs, 1 and 1/2 cups whipping cream, 1 cup cooked and drained lentils, 1 10-ounce package frozen mixed vegetables - thawed and drained, salt, pepper, chopped fresh cilantro, For The Pastry Shell: 1 and 1/2 cups flour, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 10 Tablespoons shortening, 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, 4 to 5 Tablespoons ice water
Deep Dish Ham And Spinach Quiche
"Easy to make and great for large groups. If you have a big family like me, this makes a wonderful weekend breakfast that won't take up your whole morning."
1 9-inch deep-dish frozen pie crust, 5 slices sandwich ham, 1/2 onion, 1/2 package frozen spinach - thawed and drained, 2 Tablespoons ricotta cheese, 2 cups shredded Italian 5 blend cheese, 1 cup milk, 6 eggs, salt and pepper
Flaky Herb Crust For Quiche
Flaky Herb Crust For Quiche
"When a quiche recipe doesn't specify instructions for the crust or asks you to use a store-bought crust, this is the best way to go."
2 cups + 2 Tablespoons flour, 1 teaspoon dried parsley, 1 teaspoon dried thyme, 6 Tablespoons chilled salted butter - cut into cubes, 3/4 cup solid vegetable shortening - chilled in refrigerator for at least 1 hour, 1/3 to 1/2 cup ice water
Florentine Quiche
"This is super great for any meal, not just breakfast."
2 cups dry breadcrumbs, 1/2 cup unsalted butter, additional butter to grease pan, 10 ounces frozen chopped spinach (about 1 and 1/2 cups), 24 ounces cream cheese, 1/4 cup whipping cream, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard, 4 eggs, 1 and 1/2 cups grated Gruyere cheese, 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 1/4 teaspoon paprika, 1/8 teaspoon cayenne, 1/4 cup chopped scallions
Kippered Salmon Quiche
Kippered Salmon Quiche
"Vintage recipe for a smoked salmon and Gruyere quiche from The Playboy Gourmet (1972)."
9-inch unbaked pie shell, 6 ounces kippered salmon, 3 ounces smoked Gruyere cheese, 1 cup milk, 1 cup heavy cream, 4 eggs, 1 onion, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
Meat Lovers Quiche
"If you love sausage and you love bacon, you're gonna love this quiche. I like to use Cheddar cheese but you could use Pepper Jack or any favorite cheese."
1 pound ground sausage, 1 onion, 10 strips of bacon, 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper, 2/3 cup cream, 2/3 cup milk, 4 eggs, 4 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1 ready-to-fill pie crust (9 or 10 inches)
Morel & Swiss Quiche
"A rich, delicious quiche with the flavors of fresh morel mushrooms and Swiss cheese."
1 9-inch pastry for single pie, 1 1/2 cups Swiss cheese, 1 cup fresh morel mushrooms, 1/2 cup onion, 4 egg, 1 1/2 cups whole milk (or use evaporated milk), 3 Tablespoons flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
Onion Quiche
"This is a great recipe to add on to. Try adding a 1/3 cup crumbled cooked bacon or sausage. Just add it to the egg mixture when you add the cheese."
1 Tablespoon butter, 1 onion, 3 eggs, 1/3 cup heavy cream, 1/3 cup shredded Swiss cheese, 1 9-inch unbaked store-bought pie crust, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 1 dash cayenne pepper
Savory Crab Quiche
"This recipe also works well with 8 to 10 ounces of tuna, shrimp or bacon."
2 cups heavy cream, 8 ounces shredded Swiss cheese (or sharp Cheddar), 1 cup milk, 6 eggs, 2 teaspoons onion powder, 1 teaspoon dry mustard, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 1 dash of cayenne pepper, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 cans of crab meat
Shrimp Quiche
Shrimp Quiche
"An elegant quiche for any meal from the Canadian Egg Marketing Agency as found in the book Entertaining With Eggs."
1 9-inch deep pie shell, 4 eggs, 1 and 1/2 cups light cream or evaporated milk, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, 1 teaspoon tarragon, 1 cup cooked shrimp or crab meat, 1/2 cup cheese - shredded, 1/4 cup green pepper and onion
Steak and Spinich Quiche
"Who would have thought something so fantastic could be so easy to make? I'm sure you could make your own crust. It's just that it's so easy to buy the premade crust at the grocery. Enjoy!"
4 eggs, 1/2 cup milk, onion and garlic salt, 3/4 cup of steak cut into very tiny pieces (perfect use for leftover steak), 1/2 cup shredded monterey jack cheese, 1 can drained whole leaf spinach
Three-Cheese Quiche
"This quiche features Swiss, Cheddar and ricotta cheese. Good for dinner too."
6 eggs, 3/4 cup grated Swiss cheese, 3/4 cup grated cheddar cheese, 1/2 cup ricotta cheese, 1 cup half and half cream, 2 teaspoons finely chopped onion, 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh parsley, 1/2 teaspoon dried chives, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, 1 9-inch store-bought unbaked pie shell
Three-Cheese Quiche Bites
"A perfect use for slightly stake crackers. Easy to make and deliciouso."
40 Ritz or similar snack crackers - finely crushed, 4 eggs, 2 cups shredded Mozzarella cheese, 3/4 cup milk, 1/2 cup chopped roasted red peppers, 1/2 cup dijon mustard, 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan and Romano cheese blend, 1/4 cup chopped parsley, 3 Tablespoons butter or margarine
Three-Pepper Quiche
"Red, green and yellow pepper strips sauteed and baked into a delicious quiche. Chopped basil and cayenne pepper add just the right seasoning to complement the fresh garden peppers."
1 green pepper - cut in strips, 1 sweet red pepper - cut in strips, 1 sweet yellow pepper - cut in strips, 1 9-inch pie shell - unbaked, 1 Tablespoon margarine, 4 eggs, 1/2 cup liquid non-dairy creamer, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 teaspoon chopped basil, 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Zucchini & Mint Fritatta
"This flavor combination might sound unusual but it really works especially if your zucchini and mint are garden fresh."
1 Tablespoon olive oil, 1/2 yellow onion, 1 clove garlic - peeled, 1 zucchini - thinly sliced, coarse salt, 4 eggs, freshly ground black pepper, 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh mint, 1 Tablespoon Pecorino cheese or Parmesan cheese