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How to Make a Quiche

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Quiches are great to make! They taste wonderful but are also quite versatile. You can make this vegetarian if you would like. Simply omit the meat.
Ingredients
  Flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cold butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Very Cold)
  Ice cold water 7 Tablespoon
  Eggs 6
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shredded cheese/Cheddar, monterey jack, gruyere or colby 1 Cup (16 tbs), gruyere or colby
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Plus More For Topping)
  Prepared mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper To Taste
  Scallion greens 2 , chopped
  Thyme leaves 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Chopped spinach 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped ham 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

• Place the flour and salt in a food processor. Add the cold butter – cut into pieces.
• Pulse until you have a bread crumb consistency.
• Add ice cold water a TBS at a time. Stop adding water as soon as you have dough that is neither sticky nor dry. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
• Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
• Roll out dough and place in tart or pie pan. Prick bottom with a fork.
• Place the eggs in a bowl. Add the milk and cream. Whisk until smooth.
• Add all of the rest of the ingredients – leaving some Parmesan cheese for the topping. Mix well.
• Pour the egg mixture into the pie shell. Top with shredded cheese.
• Bake for 40 to 50 minutes – until eggs are set and an inserted knife comes out clean.
• Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Beverage
Method: 
Baked

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4052 Calories from Fat 1752

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 196 g302.1%

Saturated Fat 112.9 g564.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1693.5 mg564.5%

Sodium 5370.9 mg223.8%

Total Carbohydrates 354 g117.9%

Dietary Fiber 9.2 g36.7%

Sugars 100.6 g

Protein 199 g397.6%

Vitamin A 201.5% Vitamin C 52%

Calcium 304.2% Iron 108.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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