This easy homemade quiche is made with a simple flaky pie crust and filled with a velvety egg custard, smoky bacon, broccoli florets, sweet onions, and creamy cheddar cheese.

A delicious quiche is sure to please no matter what the occasion. See how easy it is to make a simple and tasty quiche, and how to create your own variations.

Get complete instructions on how to make a simple and delicious quiche from scratch, and how to create your own variations.Quiche is a savory pie made with a milk and egg custard, and filled with all sorts of cheese, vegetables and meats. What I love about quiche is that you can enjoy it for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It can be a simple weekday meal or special weekend treat. It can be healthy or decadent. You can pretty much put anything you want in it to suit your taste, and it’s a great way to use leftovers.Get complete instructions on how to make a simple and delicious quiche from scratch, and how to create your own variations.So, let’s breakdown a basic quiche to its main components:

Crust: Pretty much anything goes here. Any pie crust recipe will work. I like to use my Flaky Pie Crust recipe because it’s only 4 ingredients, and it comes together in minutes because there is no chilling required. I have seen hash brown crust, sweet potato crust, and quinoa crust. You can even go crustless. It’s totally up to you.

Custard: This is what holds everything together and gives the main texture of the dish. The custard is made up of simply milk and eggs. There are some options on the desired texture of the custard that depend on the ratio of eggs to milk.

For a firm custard it’s 1 egg to 1/4 cup of milk. For a medium texture it’s 1 egg to 1/3 cup of milk and for a soft French style texture it’s 1 egg to 1/2 cup milk.

With those ratios, you can decide on how much milk and eggs you need for the size of your baking pan and desired texture. For most 9-inch round baking pans start with 1 cup milk and however many eggs, and add more if needed.

Cheese: Most recipes call for 1 cup of shredded, grated or crumbled cheese. However, there are no hard-and-fast rules here. My only advice is to adjust accordingly depending on how rich and cheesy you want it to be, and consider the type of cheese you are using. For example, if you are using a strong cheese, maybe cut it back a little so it doesn’t overpower the dish.

Add-ins: 2 cups of whatever cooked meats and veggies you like or have on hand. Make sure everything is cooked through and dry. I generally go with 1 to 1&1/2 cups of veggies and 1/2 to 1 cup of meat, depending on the combination.Get complete instructions on how to make a simple and delicious quiche from scratch, and how to create your own variations.Once you’ve decided on the components, you just put all your add-ins into your pie crust, sprinkle the cheese on top, pour the custard over, and bake. It’s that easy.Get complete instructions on how to make a simple and delicious quiche from scratch, and how to create your own variations.

The recipe I’m sharing below is for a bacon, broccoli and cheese quiche. The crust is flaky and tender. The custard is soft and smooth. The filling has a smoky taste from the bacon, slight sweetness from the onions, an earthy flavor from the broccoli, and gooey creaminess from the cheese. Follow the recipe as is or use it as a guideline to create your own unique recipe. Enjoy and have a lovely weekend:)

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Get complete instructions on how to make a simple and delicious quiche from scratch, and how to create your own variations.

Easy Homemade Quiche Recipe


  • Author: Little Sweet Baker
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 45 min
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 8

Description

This easy homemade quiche is made with a simple flaky pie crust and filled with a velvety egg custard, smoky bacon, broccoli florets, sweet onions, and creamy cheddar cheese.


Ingredients

Pie Crust

  • 1&1/2 cups (188g) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5g) salt
  • 3/8 cup (95ml) vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp + 2 tsp (40ml) milk

Filling

  • 1 cup cooked broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup cooked bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cooked diced sweet onions
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1&1/3 cups (330ml) milk
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375F
  2. Sift the flour twice, then whisk in the salt and create a little well.
  3. Pour in the oil, then milk and stir everything together.
  4. Once the dough starts to form, finish working it by gently kneading it on a sheet of wax paper.
  5. Roll the dough out in between 2 sheets of wax paper to about 11 inches in diameter.
  6. Remove the top sheet of wax paper. Use the bottom sheet to lift and place the crust onto your 9-inch baking pan.
  7. Add in the broccoli, bacon and onions. Sprinkle in the cheese, salt and pepper.
  8. Whisk the milk and eggs together and pour over the top.
  9. Bake for 40-50 minutes or until a thin knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 15 minutes before serving.

  • Category: breakfast, lunch
  • Method: bake
  • Cuisine: French

Keywords: easy quiche recipe, basic quiche recipe, breakfast quiche recipe

Click here for a complete step-by-step photo instructions on how to prepare the pie crust.

I will also be sharing this recipe at Fiesta Friday #111.

Get complete instructions on how to make a simple and delicious quiche from scratch, and how to create your own variations.

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