• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 50 min
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    Perfect Quiche has the perfect texture, flavor combination, seasoning and is gorgeous. It makes a terrific meal anytime of the day. Perfect Quiche is so versatile. Add your favorite meats, cheeses, vegetable or herbs to make it your own creation.

    Ingredients

    • 1 store-bought pie crust (read package directions for pre-baking store-bought crust) or if making homemade pie crust (follow recipe in the Notes section)
    • BASIC RECIPE FOR FILLING:
    • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
    • 1 cup shredded Gruyere cheese
    • 1/4 c shredded Parmesan cheese
    • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
    • Favorite herbs - if available, fresh are best
    • 1/2 c onion – sweet yellow or Vidalia - sautéed
    • 6 eggs
    • 1 1/2 c heavy cream
    • 1/4 - 1/2 t nutmeg or 1/8 t grated fresh nutmeg
    • 1/2 t white or black pepper
    • Optional Ingredients for the 2 different quiches I made)- see Notes*
    • (Added ingredients for Prosciutto-Apple Quiche)
    • 2 slices Prosciutto – fried crisp
    • 1 Gala apple – peeled, cored & diced
    • extra slice of crisped Prosciutto for garnishing
    • 1/2 t Parisien or Fines herbs or your favorite herbs
    • (Added ingredients for Tomato-Basil Quiche)
    • Reduce heavy cream to 1 1/4 cup heavy cream due to extra liquid added with tomatoes
    • 1 T fresh chopped basil
    • 2 med-large fresh tomatoes – extra juice squeezed out, peeled & diced
    • Basil leaves & tomato slices for garnishing the top of quiche

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 655 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 56 g 85.83%
    • Saturated Fat: 34 g 170.34%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 171 mg 56.85%
    • Sodium: 545 mg 22.7%
    • Calcium: 795 mg 79.53%
    • Potassium: 745 mg 21.28%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 11 mg 63.26%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 22 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 8 g 30.83%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 22 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 55.68%
    • Vitamin C 19.09%
    • Vitamin D 18.58%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat10
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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