Mushroom Zucchini Quiche

Saturday, November 4, 2017
Mushroom Zucchini Quiche is a delicious savory cheesy filling all in one flaky pie crust. This is perfect for breakfast or brunch!
Originally quiche is one delicious cheese and cream filled crusted pie and popular in French. Here is an adapted Italian version of how American Italian quiche came about.





Zucchini Mushrooms with a egg filling called quiche made with cheeses in a golden baked crust





Zucchini Mushrooms with a egg filling called quiche made with cheeses in a golden baked crust


I Can Eat This Anytime of the Day!



Mushroom Zucchini Quiche is a delicious savory cheesy filling in a pie crust.



This is perfect for breakfast or brunch!



When ever mom would have the ladies over the house to play pinochele back in the 1960's, she would make a brunch.



This is a mushroom zucchini egg filled pie in a delicate crust baked until golden brown



Great For Packing In Lunches!




There would be appetizers trays, punch of some kind and a baked quiche for lunch with a big Italian antipasto.



It was always a treat when there were leftovers.



I love quiche.



She just called it a zucchini pie.




This is a mushroom zucchini egg filled pie in a delicate crust baked until golden brown


Quiche and Pies



Quiche is cream, eggs and crust.


As the years went on I adapted it to many other ingredients.


Some pies were full of meat ,others just vegetables.


At times I even omitted the crust and just made it all egg and vegetables.


Mushroom Zucchini Quiche Pin for Later






Make It Crustless If Watching Carbs!



The cheese and crust are the best part.


But if you are on a diet or watching carbs, make it the way you want.


Either way with or without meat it's truly delicious!


Cheese, no crust, meat equals a great Keto diet!



This is a mushroom zucchini egg filled pie in a delicate crust baked until golden brown





Mushroom Zucchini Quiche Pin for Later



Zucchini Mushrooms with a egg filling called quiche made with cheeses in a golden baked crust




One of my favorite all in one breakfast or brunch treats!



Mushroom Zucchini Quiche is a savory open pastry crust with a filling made with eggs milk or cream with more than one cheese usually.



You can add meat, vegetables or seafood.



Serve hot or cold.


Zucchini Mushrooms with a egg filling called quiche made with cheeses in a golden baked crust


A Complete Meal in One Baked Crust



This can be eaten for breakfast, brunch or dinner.



It's a complete meal all in one pie plate.



The cheeses along with mushrooms and zucchini baked in this golden crust is a delight no matter what time of day it's served.



Maybe you want to try another recipe, my baked egg cupcakes are wonderful and you can find those here>.




This is a mushroom zucchini egg filled pie in a delicate crust baked until golden brown





Try Some Other Breakfast Favorites

Vanilla Baked Donuts
Cranberry  Banana Orange Bread
Apple Fritter Fried Cakes
Zucchini Coconut Bread
Blueberry Coffee Cake
Tropical Banana Blueberry Bread
Quick Refrigerator Cinnamon Rolls
Pumpkin bread pudding
Crumpets
Crustless Zucchini Omelet Quiche






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Mushroom Zucchini Quiche

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This is a delicious Mushroom Zucchini Quiche just perfect for brunch or breakfast even dinner!

ingredients:

pie crust to fit 9 inch deep dish quiche pan. Homemade or store bought crust. (You can also use phyllo dough which is a buttery flaky crust.)

Quiche Filling:
4 eggs
1 - 1/2 cups shredded  Swiss (preferred cheese), Parmesan, Monterrey Jack,  Mozzarella. provolone or a medley of all them. More for the top if you love cheese!
1 cup heavy cream (or in a pinch half and half)
1 teaspoon minced garlic
salt, pepper to taste
1 teaspoon mixed Italian herbs, basil, parsley, oregano.

Options: 
Use 1/2 cup of any of these chopped meats or in combination. Italian cooked loose sausage drained, ham, crumbled fried bacon, Canadian bacon, country style sausage, pepperoni, capicola, prosciutto . Quiche however is usually meatless.

For Vegetable:

Suggestions: 1/2 cup of any of these chopped vegetable in combination.

 In this recipe I used shredded zucchini and mushrooms.

 Other suggestions: finely chopped eggplant, spinach, broccoli, broccoli rabe cooked, artichoke hearts, tomatoes, onions,  roasted peppers, grated hash browns potatoes, chopped escarole or any greens, jalapenos, or olives. 

Any other favorites can be added to this basic recipe.

instructions:

Any combo's go together well, however, (using all vegetables you will need to squeeze out the juice of several of them before adding as this will make it too runny ) Fold into egg mixture.

Mix the quiche ingredients together for around 3 minutes. Add meats or other vegetables is using.

Spread dough to fit thinly in a greased assorted style pans,  IE: greased Quiche' pans with removable bottoms, or you can also use cupcake pans, or pie plate. 

Note: I like to brush my dough with an egg wash also before baking.

Roll out dough to fit into your preferred pan and  pre- bake dough for 5 minutes on 350 degrees till set not browned.  Take out slightly baked shell and pour your quiche' mixture over the dough. Sprinkle with shredded cheese or Parmesan cheese and bake on 400 degrees until browned and set in the middle. 
Let quiche rest 5 minutes before serving to cut easier. 


calories
280
fat (grams)
8
sat. fat (grams)
2
carbs (grams)
5
net carbs
2
protein (grams)
11
sugar (grams)
6
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3 comments

  1. I wish I could dig right into that goodness right now! Have a wonderful weekend, Claudia.

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  2. This easy low carb recipes sounds delish! Can't wait to try it out, thanks for posting :)

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